Energy positive house slashes bills by £1,000 a year

The house designed by Cardiff University is net negative in carbon emissions

Climate scientists ‘fly more than other researchers’

A new report suggests climate experts take about five flights per year, while non-climate researchers take four

Almost half of Britons plan to cut down on flying as coronavirus sparks lifestyle changes

In a new survey, respondents also noted they were now more likely to turn off lights and unused appliances than before the lockdown

Government pumps £140m into zero-emissions tech projects

A new zero-emissions water taxi project will benefit from the funding announced by BEIS

Climate change and Brexit ‘the biggest issues facing Brits’

Two-fifths of people are now very or extremely worried about climate change, according to a survey by Cardiff University

Plans for £5m climate change research centre at Cardiff Uni

It will explore how the UK can achieve rapid and far-reaching emissions reductions

Are wealthy countries less concerned about energy security and costs?

People in the UK are most concerned about being too dependent on energy imports and least about interruptions to supplies, says new research

Welsh scientists to develop emissions forecast tool

Cardiff University is developing a tool to forecast Wales’ greenhouse gas emissions over the next 30 years. Scientists from the institution are working together with the BRE Trust Centre for Sustainable Engineering to create the tool on behalf of the Welsh Government. It will be used to help set appropriate targets and carbon budgets for […]

Only one in 10 shoppers buy plastic bags

Most people in England now use their own bags when they go shopping. A report by Cardiff University revealed only one in 10 shoppers use plastic bags since the 5p charge was implemented. It surveyed people in England, Wales and Scotland before and after the new rule was introduced. Before the charge, 70% of respondents from […]

Belief in manmade climate change at 10-year high

The British public’s belief in manmade climate change rose significantly last year to its highest level since 2005, finds a study released today. The study by Cardiff University looked at public opinion on climate change against a backdrop of flooding experienced in winter 2013/14. Professor Nick Pidgeon from Cardiff University’s School of Psychology, who led the research […]