Households use 11% less energy but pay nearly a quarter more for it
UK households are using less energy but paying more for it than they were five years ago, according to analysis released today by the Office for National Statistics.
Europe recycles 25bn glass bottles but demand still outstrips supply
European nations recycled 25 billion glass bottles with a stable recycling rate of 68%, according to new figures published today by the European Container Glass Federation (FEVE).
Consumers prefer energy efficient appliances over smart meters, survey finds
One of the primary goals of the smart grid movement is to empower consumers with greater control over their use of energy in the home.
Just 4% of Brits agree with Chancellor's stance on the environment
Only 4 per cent of the British public feel that laws safeguarding Britain's wildlife and countryside are too strong, an exclusive YouGov opinion poll commissioned by Greenpeace and the RSPB has found in the run up to to
US has CCS capacity to bury a century's worth of CO2 emissions, study finds
A new study by researchers at MIT reveals that there is enough capacity in deep saline aquifers in the United States to store at least a century's worth of carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's coal-fired powerpla
UK's Woodland Carbon Code is a million-tonne winner
Efforts to boost British forests' contribution to tackling climate change reached a key milestone this week. The amount of carbon dioxide predicted to be removed from the atmosphere by woodland planting projects registe
Official study warns poor air quality at Heathrow Airport could worsen
With passenger numbers at Heathrow potentially growing by a third to 95 million a year, road traffic around the airport could increase dramatically - worsening already poor air quality unless urgent steps are taken to im
Economy worries fuel public's doubts of man-made climate change
In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly sceptical of the existence of man-made climate change. Although pundits and scholars have suggested several reasons for this trend, a new study shows that the r
Fuel poverty on the rise in London, new report warns
Fuel poverty affects almost a fifth of London households and contributed to 2,500 excess winter deaths last year - and the problem is getting worse, a London Assembly report warns today.
Europe lags behind on smart meter roll-out, new research shows
Few regions in Europe have made significant progress in rolling out smart meter technology, new research has shown.
Fracking could be harmful to nearby ecosystems, study reveals
While the ecological impact of shale gas exploration and extraction on groundwater has received considerable attention, the implications for surface water and terrestrial ecosystems is often overlooked, according to a ne
TV show reveals the future of food will come as a big shock
Do you think that you’ll be eating the same foods in the future? That we’ll be growing and preparing food in the same way for years to come? If the answer is yes, then think again – the future of dining may look
Report reveals big support for energy efficient homes
New research shows that people are highly satisfied with new, energy efficient homes but demystifying the complexities of going zero carbon is key to further engaging consumers.
Half of European nations break air pollution laws, report shows
Nearly half of European Union countries have exceeded one or more of the air pollution emission limits laid down in law.
South American nations top world's eco index to measure health of the Earth
A growing world population, mixed with the threat of climate change and mounting financial problems, has prompted University of British Columbia researchers to measure the overall 'health' of 152 countries around the w