The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has highlighted a massive gap in the amount of waste produced in the UK and the infrastructure in place to transform it into renewable energy.
'Green economy' can trigger job creation and spur innovation
Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental... Read more
Battery lease scheme could dramatically boost new EV car sales
Sales of new electric cars are up 246% compared to this time last year, helped by improved charging infrastructure, the continued offer of £5,000 government contributions and a noted change in the public’s approach to... Read more
New research finds cannabis could slow tumour growth in cancer patients
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumour growth in cancer patients.... Read more
Overfishing in the English Channel leads to calls for marine "recovery zones"
Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.... Read more