Does UK lack the skills to match the renewables' demand?
(Fri 26 Mar 2010 21:37)
Tom Hopkinson, Managing Director of Taylor Hopkinson Associates, Scotland’s only specialist renewable energy recruitment services company, questions the available skills' resource.
Reaction: Green sector passes judgement on today's UK Budget
(Wed 24 Mar 2010 19:02)
Decision-makers joined industry leaders and influencers to welcome today's details of Government support for a low carbon future.
Next Parliament “will be the last to stop runaway climate change”
(Mon 22 Mar 2010 19:31)
A panel of six eminent experts has warned voters that the next Parliament will be the last in which to stop runaway climate change.
Lobby group blasts funding cull for renewable heat technology
(Thu 18 Mar 2010 18:35)
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has expressed disappointment that funds in the Low Carbon Building Programme (LCBP) programme (Phases 1 and 2) are set to expire within the next 2 months, a full 10 months ahead of the i
Time for serious action on black carbon, US Congress warned
(Tue 16 Mar 2010 22:14)
Black carbon soot, produced from incomplete combustion of diesel fuel and biomass, is one of the largest contributors to climate change apart from CO2 and should be a prime target of policymakers according to scientists
"A swing to the right may not bring changes in energy policy"
(Wed 24 Feb 2010 15:04)
David Cameron may not need convincing on climate change, but just how many of the new generation of Conservative MPs will share his concerns? asks ACE director Andrew Warren
British business needs to be smarter with energy
(Mon 15 Feb 2010 20:02)
Steve Armitage at SmartestEnergy discusses the implications of Ofgem's Project Discovery report for the consumer, particularly the business community.
Forests are growing faster in response to climate change
(Mon 01 Feb 2010 23:35)
Forests are responding to climate change by growing faster than they have in the past 225 years, according to a new study.
Scotland makes carbon call on Climate Accord deadline day
(Sun 31 Jan 2010 00:06)
A committment to agree legally-binding international cuts in carbon emissions is vital to prevent dangerous climate change, WWF Scotland said today.
New guidelines for the future carbon-proofing of real estate
(Sat 30 Jan 2010 18:53)
Property consultants Jones Lang LaSalle has released a report aimed at equipping UK real estate professionals with an understanding of why action needs to be taken now, both to mitigate the risks of high impact building
UK green groups welcome call for law change
(Tue 19 Jan 2010 22:43)
Leading environmental campaign groups have welcomed proposals by Lord Justice Jackson for changes to the legal system to improve access to justice in environmental protection cases and have called on the Government to ac
Fears UK bumblebee could be wiped out in the big freeze
(Fri 08 Jan 2010 13:39)
Bee experts are warning that the exceptionally cold weather could prove disastrous for Britain's bee population, leading to a pollination crisis next summer.
US biofuel policy is just “throwing taxpayer money out the window”
(Wed 06 Jan 2010 21:33)
The United States needs to fundamentally rethink its policy of promoting ethanol to diversify its energy sources and increase energy security, according to a new policy paper by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Pu
Call for every Scottish home to be given free insulation
(Tue 05 Jan 2010 15:36)
Every home in Scotland should be provided with free loft and cavity wall insulation, as part of a Scotland wide package of measures to make all homes low carbon, if the Scottish Government is to achieve the 42 percent r
High-speed rail network needed for greener travel
(Wed 30 Dec 2009 15:16)
Transport Secretary Andrew Adonis has predicted 2010 will be the year of high-speed rail in the UK on the day he received a landmark report for the future of transport.
Christian Aid says flawed summit outcome will cost lives
(Fri 18 Dec 2009 22:55)
The poor in the developing world will pay with their lives for the strong arm tactics and intransigence of rich countries which today led to a seriously flawed outcome from the crucial UN climate change summit in Copenh
Water experts warn of Copenhagen's “blind spot”
(Tue 15 Dec 2009 20:38)
Professor Patricia Wouters, Director of the UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science, University of Dundee, today fired a shot across the bows of climate change negotiators in Copenhagen, warning them not to ignor
UK's science community rallies round climate data
(Thu 10 Dec 2009 11:05)
Acting on behalf of 1,700 members of the UK Science Community, the Met Office has today responded to the ongoing questioning of core climate science and methods.
From TopShop to hot shop as High Street stores are slammed for energy waste
(Tue 08 Dec 2009 11:06)
Retailers wanting to out-do each other by creating the most enticing Christmas shopping experiences are wasting huge amounts of energy, according to the business price comparison service Make It Cheaper.
Copenhagen start at home - Miliband
(Mon 07 Dec 2009 09:58)
As talks aimed at securing a global climate deal kicked off in Copenhagen today, UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband announced steps in the UK aimed at helping householders make their contribution to cutti