Energy & environment
By harnessing the power of nature and being careful with the energy we use, the places we find special can be beautiful forever
Transforming a goat shed at Wimpole
Energy saving at Kedleston Hall
Tea time with Malcolm Anderson
What took a surf- and snow-seeking globe trotter down a path of lifting sewerage lids and unearthing man traps? Malcolm, our environmental advisor for the South West, tells us his story over his daily tea breaks.
Switch to Good Energy, quoting 'National Trust' and they'll donate £25 if you sign up for electricity, and £40 for dual fuel, to support us in developing our own renewable energy generation projects. With Good Energy freezing their prices until the end of March 2014, there’s no better time to make the switch.
We launch a new carbon-cutting network to fight the impact of climate change and rising energy costs…
Our D-G sets the record straight in this response to George Monbiot's following The Times article.
Helen Ghosh reiterated her personal commitment to renewable energy at this year's AGM.
In partnership with Good Energy, we're offering you the chance to win a year of renewable electricity plus a free home energy audit.
All you need to do is shoot a short video or take a photo of something you find both beautiful and useful, and share it with us on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #beautifulanduseful and mentioning @nationaltrust.
If energy was delivered in your vegetable box or supermarket crate, what would you want to know about it? Was it sourced in Britain? Was it organically grown? Are you supporting a local farm or community by buying it? Juliet Davenport, CEO of our partner Good Energy, tells us her thoughts.