Energy minister in outspoken attack on "green economy deniers"
In an outspoken attack on “green economy deniers”, UK Energy Minister Chris Huhne has put the spotlight on the economic benefits to Britain of investing in green energy.
Renewable energy industry gives lukewarm reaction to subsidy shake-up
Renewable energy industry leaders have given the government's shake-up of subsidy support a lukewarm reception, with many saying they feared deeper cuts.
Prince William calls for protection of the UK's outdoor spaces
The Duke of Cambridge has urged people to help safeguard their local public and recreational spaces for future generations.
Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming
An international team of scientists has proposed a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.
WWF calls on G20 finance leaders to fund climate action
Campaign group WWF has called on the Ministers of Finance from the G20 countries, meeting in Paris this week, to take seriously the critical role that innovative sources of finance can play in addressing the global crisi
Europe must lead on world climate talks, says campaign group
Governments have made disappointingly little progress at the latest international climate talks in Panama and hopes of breaking the global deadlock now rest on the European Union, says Christian Aid.
Green localism can secure environmental change, new book argues
A new book argues that ‘green localism’ can convince people to embrace action to secure environmental change.
US military support for biofuels will drive commercial roll-out
Advanced biofuels can be commercialized rapidly for military use, on military timelines, with adequate support and coordination of efforts by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense and Energy.
Expert warns Renewable Heat Incentive hitch could take months to resolve
An eleventh hour block on the introduction of the Renewable Heat Incentive will add to “more dithering and indecision” in the market, according to renewables expert Andy Boroughs.
Greening Government ICT Strategy will deliver massive rewards
The Greening Government ICT Strategy will provide the UK ICT industry with significant opportunities, according to consultancy Advanced Business Solutions.
Airlines express outrage at Europe's carbon revenue plan
European airlines have hit back against the European Commission’s latest comments on aviation’s entry into the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), arguing that the comments are grossly misleading.
UN chief warns world leaders to do more to tackle climate change
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged world leaders to step up the international effort to find solutions to climate change, saying that governments needed to show greater commitment to achieving success at global
Globalisation is blocking the climate change response, study warns
Globalisation is blocking effective climate change adaptation, according to a new study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.
Weather expert offers guidance on riding out Hurricane Irene
What will happen when the power goes out from Irene's winds and flooding? Not only do the lights go out and gas pumps won't work, but cell towers may shut down, and internet access may not be available.
An ideal time to go renewable and turn your home green, expert advises
A double whammy of low-price wind turbine and solar panel installations and an increase in energy costs this coming winter means there has never been a better time to invest in renewable energy, an industry expert believ