Pet owners show greater concern for the environment, survey reveals
(Tue 17 Jul 2012 11:52)
Two-thirds of pet owners say they try to be good to the environment for the sake of their pet as much as a family member, according to new research from the Purina Together We Can campaign.
CBI chief says green growth focus could add £20bn to UK economy
(Thu 05 Jul 2012 12:38)
The UK could be a global leader in the drive to a low-carbon future creating £20bn for the UK economy, according to a new CBI report published today.
Groundbreaking study reveals hidden costs of powering UK's homes
(Tue 26 Jun 2012 09:48)
Computers, televisions and other electrical products plugged in but not in use or left on standby cost the UK up to £1.3 billion in electricity bills every year, a ground breaking new study reveals.
Climate change could trigger sea-level rises for centuries, study warns
(Mon 25 Jun 2012 09:52)
Sea levels around the world can be expected to rise by several meters in coming centuries, if global warming carries on, according to new research.
Europe now imports a third of its resources to match demand
(Thu 07 Jun 2012 10:47)
With the boom in international trade, Europe's consumption and production damage ecosystems and human health far beyond its borders, according to a report published by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
World remains on unsustainable track despite over 500 global treaties
(Wed 06 Jun 2012 16:13)
The world continues to speed down an unsustainable route despite over 500 internationally agreed goals and objectives to support the sustainable management of the environment and improve human wellbeing, according to the
Government accused of blowing "hot and cold" on the low-carbon economy
(Mon 04 Jun 2012 15:37)
The UK Government is failing to provide consistent commitment and support to companies trying to make the switch to a low-carbon future, according to an influential think-tank report published today.
Carbon offset market hits 3-year high following strong US demand
(Mon 04 Jun 2012 10:31)
The market for voluntary carbon offsetting hit a three-year high in 2011, transacting more than $576 million of offsets, second only to 2008’s record $776 million.
UK slumps to near-bottom in energy emission reduction league
(Thu 31 May 2012 14:07)
The UK has fallen well behind other European countries with attempts to cut greenhouse gas emissions from energy consumption despite topping the table until 1999, according to a new report from the Office of National Sta
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