Industry reacts positively to UK's Renewable Heat Incentive plan
Industry leaders today welcomed the UK Government’s announcement of its world-first scheme to support renewable heating.
Business must inspire the public to make low-carbon choices
Businesses must do more to give consumers the information they need to make informed choices about buying low-carbon products, according to the CBI.
EU and UN failing sustainability challenge, warns property industry
Governments and international institutions must stop "dithering" and help facilitate a global standard for measuring the sustainability of buildings, property industry leaders will urge this week.
Campaign launched to protect UK's marine energy funding
A campaign has been launched to urge the UK Government not to cut vital financial support for the marine energy sector.
UN calls on nations to act quicker on climate change action
The United Nations climate change chief has called on governments to quickly transform the agreements reached in the Mexican city of Cancún last year into tangible action on the ground, and provide clarity on the future
Indonesian carbon confusion threatens a warmer world
Indonesia has promised to become a world leader in reducing greenhouse gas emissions but the route forward is far from clear, according to the World Agroforestry Centre.
Closed mines can be used as geothermal energy source
Scientists have reviewed the potential for worldwide development of geothermal energy systems in old, unused mines.
Calls grow for major research programme on smart meter health risk
Expert scientists working with the Environmental Health Trust (EHT), a non-profit research and educational group, say that new studies showing that the same smart meter technology used in mobile phones excites the brain
Communities to cash in on wind farm levy – but is it enough?
Renewable trade association RenewableUK has published today the details of the industry’s Protocol on payments from wind farms to community benefit funds.
Influential voices support WWF’s 100% renewable energy vision
WWF’s groundbreaking study showing 100 percent renewable energy is both achievable and imperative by 2050 has attracted immediate backing from leaders of several major companies, policymakers and opinion formers, who
UK must grasp offshore wind opportunity, says energy chief
Rick Eggleston, managing director of RepowerUK, one of the UK's fastest growing wind energy companies, tells ClickGreen how the country must grasp the opportunity of offshore power generation.
Scotland to press Europe to increase carbon reduction targets
The Scottish government is to press Europe to set more ambitious climate change targets and promote the drive for low-carbon technologies.
Targeting sustainable drainage to help counter climate change
Dr Susanne Charlesworth, Leader of the Sustainable Drainage Applied Research Group at Coventry University, discusses the benefits and advantages of sustainable drainage (SUDS) and its varied roles in helping to create a
National Trust backs public concerns over future of forests
The National Trust has revealed it will support the public's concern over the future of Britain's forests and is insisting that any change of ownership must protect public access to woodlands as well as their amenity,
Using oceans to slow global warming is “doomed to failure”
Failure to tackle rising greenhouse gas emissions effectively has led to intensifying debate on geoengineering - deliberate large-scale schemes to slow the rate at which Earth is heating up.