Eco replica of Buckingham Palace would cost ÂŁ320m
(Wed 13 Jan 2010 20:40)
Buckingham Palace is famous for being the most expensive home in the world but according to cost consultants Faithful+Gould it would cost ÂŁ320 million to build a modern-day energy-efficient replica.
âCarbon chasmâ revealed between FTSE 100 efforts and Govt targets
(Thu 07 Jan 2010 10:50)
The 2008 UK Climate Change Act, sets some of the worldâs most aggressive national targets by introducing the first ever long-term, legally binding, national framework to tackle dangerous climate change.
Top 10 green building trends for 2010
(Wed 06 Jan 2010 18:51)
Earth Advantage Institute, a leading US non-profit green building resource that has certified more than 11,000 sustainable homes, has announced its selections for top ten green building trends to watch in 2010.
âUnseenâ energy waste could cost small businesses ÂŁ3bn in 2010
(Wed 30 Dec 2009 14:39)
Small and medium sized business could be set to lose as much as ÂŁ3 billion in 2010 as a result of inefficient equipment and energy wastage.
Global temp could rise more than expected, new research shows
(Fri 18 Dec 2009 20:50)
The kinds of increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide taking place today could have a significantly larger effect on global temperatures than previously thought, according to a new study led by Yale University geologists.
Britons need to learn to use the internet to reduce their carbon footprints
(Tue 15 Dec 2009 20:18)
Only a third of the UK population have used the internet to research environmental information and only one in six have tried to calculate their carbon footprint online, according to research from BCS, The Chartered Ins
China climbs Ernst & Young renewable energy league
(Thu 10 Dec 2009 10:18)
China is now one of the top two most attractive locations in the world in which to invest in renewable energy projects, according to Ernst & Young's latest global renewable energy country attractiveness indices.
âNoughtiesâ confirmed as the warmest decade on record
(Tue 08 Dec 2009 10:27)
The first decade of this century has been by far the warmest decade on the instrumental record according to the UK Government's Met Office.
Archaic system and complex red tape threaten UK energy security
(Mon 07 Dec 2009 09:51)
The UKâs desperate attempts to achieve energy security by 2015 are hamstrung by an archaic planning system, poor infrastructure and complex and ever-changing legislation, according to a new report.
The end of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon?
(Thu 03 Dec 2009 21:33)
The combined efforts of government commitments and market transition could save forest and reduce carbon emissions in Brazil, according to a new article in the latest issue of Science.
Blairâs climate man should have been handed two-year ban
(Thu 03 Dec 2009 18:08)
Tony Blairâs former climate adviser now runs one of the worldâs biggest lobby groups, whose membership includes energy giants BP, Shell and E.ON according to Channel 4 News Who Knows Who.
Gulf States' carbon cuts will come from projects not people
(Tue 01 Dec 2009 17:13)
Large-scale sustainable energy projects are more likely to be successful at cutting carbon emissions in the Gulf States than initiatives aimed at consumers and businesses according to a new report published by the London
Big freeze plunged Europe into ice age in months, finds study
(Mon 30 Nov 2009 19:29)
In the film, âThe Day After Tomorrowâ the world enters the icy grip of a new glacial period within the space of just a few weeks. Now new research shows that this scenario may not be so far from the truth after all.
The Commonwealth Climate Change Declaration - text in full
(Sun 29 Nov 2009 11:58)
Port of Spain Climate Change Consensus: The Commonwealth Climate Change Declaration
Living buildings could mop up carbon dioxide
(Thu 26 Nov 2009 09:55)
Architecture could help us tackle climate change, if we start to design our buildings with âlivingâ materials, says Dr Rachel Armstrong, UCL Bartlett School of Architecture.
Oceans absorbing CO2 more slowly, finds milestone study
(Tue 24 Nov 2009 22:13)
The worldâs oceans are absorbing less carbon dioxide, a Yale geophysicist has found after pooling data taken over the past 50 years.
Academics question âgreenâ initiatives on cutting carbon footprint
(Tue 24 Nov 2009 16:33)
Businesses and other organisations signing up to so-called âgreenâ initiatives may be doing more harm to the planet than good, warns a new book compiled by two academics from the University of Essex.
Europe's first greenhouse gas balance figures published
(Mon 23 Nov 2009 15:49)
Researchers from 17 European countries cooperating in the EU-Integrated Project CarboEurope have compiled the first comprehensive greenhouse gas balance of Europe.
Government unveils new CO2 ad campaign
(Mon 23 Nov 2009 12:50)
The latest phase in the Act on CO2 campaign has been unveiled and includes huge billboard adverts appearing in over 900 locations across England depicting typical British seasons that could soon look very different becau
Oceans' uptake of man-made carbon is slowing down
(Thu 19 Nov 2009 14:59)
The oceans play a key role in regulating climate, absorbing more than a quarter of the carbon dioxide that humans put into the air. Now, the first year-by-year accounting of this mechanism during the industrial era sugge