New ÂŁ50m UK green centre opens to link academia with business
A new ÂŁ50 million UK-based research centre has opened to harness the research power of leading universities both to develop clean technologies and help in the reduction of carbon emissions.
New ÂŁ4 million green apprentice scheme launched
A new forestry apprenticeship scheme has been launched in the Wyre Forest as part of a ÂŁ4m initiative designed to protect and promote the regionâ€™s unique woodland landscape.
London seals ÂŁ317m recycling-led waste strategy
The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has announced it has completed the acquisition of LondonWaste Ltd from SITA UK.
First-of-its-kind wind power research centre opens
A unique centre developed to look at wind power generation as part of a working partnership between University of Sheffield experts and Siemens Wind Power has opened this week.
Co-operativesUK asks members to get 'Greener Together'
Greener Together â€“ the co-operative wayâ€™, a new and ambitious campaign from Co-operativesUK , is actively seeking 50 committed co-operatives and community owned enterprises across England to work with their members -
First UK professor in Carbon Capture and Storage appointed
Durham University has created the UK's first professorship in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) by appointing Jon Gluyas a Professor in Geoenergy and CCS.
Switch Off programme lands at Stansted Airport
Switch off! is the message from Stansted Airport this week as it rolls out a new energy awareness campaign to encourage all airport staff to save power and reduce emissions.
Marks & Spencer calls for decisive action at Copenhagen
High Street retail chain Marks & Spencer has presented a patchwork quilt containing thousands of messages of support for decisive action at next weekâ€™s Climate Change Summit to the Department of Energy and Climate Chan
Pioneering project to breath life into the Avon
A stretch of the River Avon in Wiltshire has been rejuvenated to attract more wildlife and increase fish populations.
University takes part in world record tree planting event
An attempt to set a Guinness World Record for the number of trees planted in a single hour is getting a helping hand from students and staff of Nottingham Trent University.
2010 International Year of Biodiversity UK launched
Hundreds of organisations and groups across the UK are joining together to play a part in the global awareness campaign, International Year of Biodiversity 2010 (IYB2010).
UK's new Carbon Army mobilised for '3,000 Days of Action'
Days before the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference begins, the British Trust for Conservation Volunteers (BTCV) has responded by mobilising its new Carbon Army with '3000 Days of Action'.
Timberland launches global climate change campaign
Leading footwear and fashion firm Timberland has launched its â€śDonâ€™t Tell Us It Canâ€™t Be Doneâ€ť campaign to challenge government leaders to set standards for emissions at next month's Copenhagen climate change ta
Park's red carpet for red squirrels gets the royal seal of approval
A successful bid to encourage the return of red squirrels to a UK Lakeland holiday park has won praise from The Prince of Wales - and led to its being highlighted as a national role model for championing the reds' retur
US Air Force uses principles of flight to create wave power
The ocean is a potentially vast source of electric power, yet as engineers test new technologies for capturing it, the devices are plagued by battering storms, limited efficiency and the need to be tethered to the seaflo