Water quality, air quality, nature protection, and the decarbonisation of the housing sector have all been damaged by deregulation and the erosion of enforcement capacity, according to a damning new report from Unchecked UK
EXCLUSIVE: ilke Homes and ENGIE unveil new social housing project that exceeds net zero standards
Firm chief executive argues that construction is "rocket fuel" for economic growth, but must be done sustainably in order for the country to build back better.
The Future Homes Standard could be a game-changer for green buildings or it could be a drag on climate action - it is understandable that councils and business leaders are worried
Government wants to remove local authorities' power to set building regulations higher than Westminster, a move which would force many councils to row back on climate ambition
Government has unveiled a bold plan to cut emissions from new homes - but having been burned once by a late U-turn, the green building and energy industries are skittish
Social housing should be pathfinder to net zero for rest of housing sector, according to new report
Government must give local planning authorities more power and money to enable carbon neutral buildings and infrastructure systems if UK is to meet net zero target, industry group warns
Grosvenor Britain and Ireland has stepped up its environmental ambitions with a series of new commitments
Further UK policy measures are needed to shift homes towards low carbon heating options, analysis by Cambridge Econometrics finds
Giving evidence to BEIS committee, major housebuilder admits it was in favour of scrapping zero carbon policy as part of push to unlock construction of more new homes
Labour's Alan Whitehead slams the 'near criminal' failure to improve the energy efficiency of new build homes
ECIU think tank calculates that 2015 decision to scrap Zero Carbon Standard has added more than £200 a year to energy bills for occupants of new build houses
All UK homes need an energy efficiency overhaul to slash emissions, experts warn
Final draft of Environment Plan strengthens medium-term green targets and confirms goal to make capital a 'zero carbon city'
Letter from 50 construction and property business leaders calls on government to deliver long-term green building policy certainty
The Citu Home will be up to 10 times more efficient than a standard UK home
New £1.4m project led by AECOM wants to find out exactly what the barriers are to building homes that are 'fit for 2050'