Our views on energy and climate change

The Biomass boiler at Gibson Mill, Hardcastle Crags, West Yorkshire

Climate change is affecting the places we love. By harnessing the power of nature and exploring renewable energy choices, we are playing our part in going greener.

Checking the biomass bioiler at Chirk Castle, Wrexham

Growing our own green energy 

We're going greener. We're pledging to reduce our use of fossil fuels by 50 per cent by 2020. We aim to cut our carbon emissions from energy use for heat and electricity by 45 per cent, beating the government's target of 34 per cent.

Greenburn beck in full flow

Our 50th renewable energy programme installation 

We’re celebrating the completion of the 50th renewable energy installation through the Renewable Energy Investment Programme.

Solar panels, used to power lighting, on the roof of Brancaster Millennium Activity Centre, Norfolk

Fit for the Future Network 

Together with the sustainable energy charity, Ashden, we've created a carbon-cutting network to bring together some of the UK’s largest charities and landowners to fight the impact of climate change and rising energy costs.

Woden heart in a field of sheep

Show the love for nature 

We're a member of the Climate Coalition and support the annual Show the Love campaign to highlight the impact of climate change on the special places we all care about.

National Trust omega sign at Coleshill Park, Oxfordshire

Our five key recommendations for a low carbon project 

Our insights into why and how people are motivated to take part in community projects, following research by sustainable development charity Forum for the Future.

Climate change

Renewable energy