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20 April 2017
By Rosa Shirm

Carbon emissions: where does the responsibility end?

The recent launch of Heathrow’s revamped sustainability strategy ‘Heathrow 2.0’ sets some big, bold ambitions in its effort to become the most sustainable airport in the world. Following suit of airport best practice, the whole airport will operate on 100% renewable energy by April this year. In addition, airside vehicles will be electric and hydrogen powered, to operate within the airport’s designated ‘ultra-low emission zone’. Heathrow endeavour to become zero carbon by 2050, and are targeting a carbon neutral third runway. Innovative carbon off-setting measures such as peat land restoration are actively being considered. Read more…

17 March 2017

The many paths to better public participation in a sustainable built environment

The KLH team spent a day at Ecobuild earlier this month and came away with more than just free mugs and literature. The common theme across the numerous talks attended by Rosa, Tercia and Abby was how the general population perceive and engage with the built environment. Discussion focussed on how to improve those interactions at every point in the process to deliver a more sustainable built environment. The team discusses three key aspects in more detail: Read more…

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