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The UK and eight other European countries, including France and Germany, have joined together to call for urgent action to rescue the EU’s flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions.
A major row has broken out between green campaigners and companies using wood, straw, waste and other 'biomass' fuels to run power stations over how environmentally friendly such fuels are.
Older and disabled people are put off the Government's flagship energy efficiency programmes because of their complexity and fear of taking on debt, unpublished Government research shows.
Six energy firms – including three of the 'Big Six’ – are to be investigated by the energy watchdog after failing to meet targets on energy efficiency under Government initiatives to cut consumers bills and reduce carbon emissions.
Naked Energy, the UK cleantech firm that has developed a super-efficient 'two-in-one solar’ energy system, will shortly begin trialing its patented technology with two commercial partners.
The UK Government has failed in its legal duty to protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
Support for renewable energy is rising among the UK public, but the nation can’t seem to kick its energy wasting habits, the latest Government survey of public attitudes towards energy and climate change reveals.
A European vote has paved the way for a continent-wide ban on pesticides that have been linked to bee deaths.
Scottish energy management firm, Ewgeco, is looking to break into the US market following a near doubling in revenue and a fresh injection of cash.
A new grass that cuts the water running off from fields by half could help stem the rising floods that global warming is bringing to the UK.
An independent UK packaging firm has developed a new bio-based material, which it claims could mean the end of fossil fuel-based polythene bags and film.
Businesses should act now to reduce their supply chain emissions, the head of the climate change watchdog said today, as he warned the UK’s carbon emissions were rising, not falling.
Last year's disastrous summer has forced Weetabix to halt production of some of its most popular lines, after the company exhausted its supply of high quality British wheat following what it described as the worst harvest in decades.
Friends of the Earth is claiming victory in a major green supply chain probe that it says links manufacturers of smartphones with the destruction of tropical forests and coral.
Stopping climate change and biodiversity loss will not happen without business and marketing professionals, says the co-founder of a pioneering US green cleaning brand that was bought by Ecover last year.