Most businesses will be breathing "a collective sigh of relief" the UK's biggest business group said today, as the Scottish electorate rejected independence by 55 per cent to 45 per cent.
Over £30,000 ($50,000) is on the table for tech start-ups striving to address sustainability in the first such venture to be sponsored by Unilever.
Stamp duty discounts, variable council tax rates and other financial incentives should be offered to help households reduce energy bills and revive the Government’s flagship conservation initiative, a group of MPs has urged in a scathing report.
Britain risks locking itself into an expensive and unnecessary programme of power plant construction under flawed new policies being pursued by the Government, a key committee of MPs has warned.
Following the launch of the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and the release of a landmark new heat pump model, Cornwall-based Kensa Heat Pumps is going on the road to "demystify" ground source heat pump technology. Thomas McMullan finds out more.
More than half of Britons want to see businesses legally obliged to report on the on the positive and negative impact they have on society or the communities in which they operate, results of a nationwide survey released today reveal.
A £60 million innovation centre to develop commercial and environmentally friendly applications of 'wonder-material’ Graphene is to be built in Manchester.
An ambitious and controversial coastal realignment scheme – billed as the largest in the UK in modern times – has been completed, with sea water pouring on to the Steart peninsula in Somerset for the first time in centuries.
Small businesses say they continue to be left out of pocket and are facing job losses in the debacle following the sudden closure of a multi-million pound cashback scheme to drive take up of the Green Deal, the Government’s beleaguered energy efficiency programme.
National Grid has called on electricity suppliers to declare how much spare capacity they could muster to cover peak times either side of Christmas – highlighting the possibility of power shortages this winter.
The prospect of an independent Scotland is calling into question the future of the UK Green Investment Bank and how Scottish green infrastructure projects will be funded going forward.
World governments are facing a "pivotal moment" on dealing with climate change, the UK's Energy Secretary will say on Tuesday, before a meeting of heads of state and government in New York this month.
The Green party is positioning itself as the "real opposition" to the coalition, opening up a bitter fight with Labour on the left wing of UK politics, as the party’s key figures prepare to contest general election seats in parliament.
Leading businesses, including UK retailer Marks and Spencer and Dutch chemicals giant AkzoNobel, have launched a comprehensive handbook for assessing the social impact of products, billing the guide as the "next frontier for sustainability".
A new multi-million Government fund aimed at incentivising households to recycle more has been criticised by the waste management sector, which has called it "inappropriate" and spoken of its "growing concern" that the UK is set to miss its EU targets on recycling.