As the UK moves towards its goal of carbon net zero it will be important that everyone plays their part, from ‘big industry’ through to individual households. In that context, the British Army is clearly promoting and advancing a significant set of integrated initiatives.
Environmental Consultants Harry Cross, Sydney Hougrand and Jade Garner from RSK’s environment, planning and design team (EPD) discuss their views on RSK’s recent signing of the Pledge to Net Zero and joining of the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
On Saturday, 27 March, millions of people across the world will switch off their lights for an hour at 20:30 in their local time zone, turning entire streets, buildings and city skylines dark. Known as Earth Hour, it is a global movement to raise awareness of the climate crisis and the need for urgent environmental change. It takes place on the last Saturday of March each year.
A professional accreditation scheme to recognise the competency and experience of gas-protection-system verifiers has recently been launched in the UK. Administered by CL:AIRE and backed by RSK Geosciences, the scheme aims to raise industry standards and to provide a route for professionals to demonstrate their competence in inspecting gas membranes and designing verification protocols.