Report reveals boom for community energy projects in Scotland
(Thu 31 May 2012 10:29)
A ground-breaking report has provided a unique insight into efforts to roll-out community energy schemes across Scotland.
IEA says the UK is leading by example with low-carbon energy plans
(Wed 30 May 2012 11:01)
The UK is leading by example as it seeks solutions to the low-carbon investment challenge, according to a review of UK energy policies published today by the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Wind Power can cut energy costs for UK industry by more than a third
(Tue 29 May 2012 13:23)
Many British businesses could reduce energy costs by up to 35% by building wind turbines alongside industrial sites – say Friends of the Earth and green energy company Ecotricity.
CBI calls for more Government support to drive low-carbon growth
(Mon 28 May 2012 12:38)
The CBI is calling on the Government to improve the credit rating of infrastructure projects in order to make them less risky to investors and drive low carbon growth in the UK, reports Greenwise.
Research helps reduce energy costs of carbon capture by nearly a third
(Sun 27 May 2012 18:00)
When power stations begin capturing their carbon emissions to reduce greenhouse gases it is generally agreed it will be an expensive undertaking.
Forecasters predict a much quieter hurricane season for 2012
(Sun 27 May 2012 11:53)
This year's Atlantic tropical storm season, which starts this week, may see a marked change from last year, with far fewer and weaker storms predicted in the latest Met Office forecast.
Majority of CEOs vow to take more action on sustainability issues
(Tue 22 May 2012 13:27)
Seven out of ten CEOs in a global PwC business poll say they would take more ambitious action on issues related to the Millennium Development Goals including issues of energy, water and sustainable development if progres
Low-carbon energy will help halve the impact of fossil fuel price shocks
(Fri 18 May 2012 00:01)
The damaging knock-on effects that unpredictable spikes in global oil, gas and coal prices have on the UK could be reduced by over 50% by 2050 as a result of climate change policies, Energy Secretary Ed Davey revealed to
Report reveals huge bottleneck of community energy projects
(Thu 17 May 2012 12:13)
Scottish communities are missing out on the full benefits that renewable energy has to offer, a report out next week will show.
Kitchen sink study reveals how water is consumed across Europe
(Thu 17 May 2012 10:01)
Dishwashing is responsible for over half of tap water used in the kitchen, according to the results of a new study, which also suggests that people who live alone consume double the water per person that those that live
Biofuel reduces cost of gasoline by more than $1-a-gallon, study finds
(Tue 15 May 2012 17:11)
America’s growing reliance on domestically-produced ethanol biofuel reduced wholesale gasoline prices by an average of $1.09 per gallon in 2011, according to updated research conducted by economics professors at the Un
Airlines comply with EU carbon trading scheme as emissions drop
(Tue 15 May 2012 13:00)
Airlines operating in and out of European airports have complied with the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) and handed over data despite the refusal of carriers from China and India.
Report warns Europe's future relies on cities resilient to climate change
(Mon 14 May 2012 16:22)
Europe should seize the opportunity of improving quality of life while adapting to climate change in cities, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Rising energy costs trigger consumer demand for green energy
(Mon 14 May 2012 10:37)
Homeowners are increasingly turning to renewable energy options in the face of the upward trend in energy prices, according to an industry expert.
Onshore wind sector is worth over £500m to UK economy, report finds
(Tue 08 May 2012 11:38)
The benefits of onshore wind to the wider UK economy are worth over half-a-billion pounds, according to a new report published by RenewableUK and the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Climate change is causing plants to flower earlier, study finds
(Thu 03 May 2012 10:21)
Plants are leafing out and flowering sooner each year than predicted by results from controlled environmental warming experiments, according to data from a major new archive of historical observations assembled with the
City pollution can double the risk of early heart disease, new study finds
(Thu 26 Apr 2012 16:27)
City centre residents are almost twice as likely to suffer from coronary artery calcification (CAC), which can lead to heart disease, than people who lived in less polluted urban and rural areas, according to new researc
IEA describes a "golden opportunity" for boosting green energy
(Wed 25 Apr 2012 17:15)
While progress is being made on renewable energy, most clean energy technologies are not being deployed quickly enough, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said today
China's carbon trading trial could be a blueprint for the future
(Tue 24 Apr 2012 09:32)
A domestic cap-and-trade system could more effectively curb emissions than command-and-control, a new report from SEI and FORES shows, but the process is still in its infancy, and international expertise is sorely needed
Landmark report reveals huge potential of UK renewable energy sector
(Mon 23 Apr 2012 11:26)
The UK's renewable energy industry is worth £12.5 billion and supports 110,000 jobs across the supply chain – with a further 400,000 needed to meet 2020 renewables targets, according to new research published today.