The shipping industry is no nearer to reaching an agreement on action to control greenhouse gas emissions following an International Maritime Organisation meeting in London last week.
US electric vehicle charging services provider Coulomb Technologies has signalled an expansion of its activities in the European electric vehicles market.
Small- and medium-sized businesses across the UK could be missing out on a £112 billion ‘green’ market, warned the Carbon Trust yesterday.
WWF has resigned from the UK Government’s zero carbon homes taskforce and withdrawn its support from the policy, which it says is now “effectively useless”.
New Zealand’s Climate Change Minister Nick Smith last week announced the Government’s intention cut its greenhouse gas emissions 50% by 2050.
In a first step towards a single European electricity market, the UK and Dutch electricity grids were united on Friday when the 260 km BritNed undersea cable went live.
Wind power was the single largest source of electricity in Spain during last month, according to Red Eléctrica de España, the country’s transmission system operator.
UK CO2 emissions rose 3.8% in 2010, with all greenhouse gas emissions up 2.8%, according to the latest statistics from the Department of Energy and Climate Change.
US President Barack Obama called for an end to the country’s dependence on oil in a speech on Wednesday, instead pledging a one-third cut over the next decade.
The UK Coalition Government ’s policy of ‘nudging’ consumers towards greener, more sustainable lifestyles is not working, says think tank the Green Alliance.