Vestas has shelved plans to build a plant to manufacture wind turbines on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, which would have created about 1,600 jobs.
Could Chinese consumers become the big driver for low carbon goods? Viewpoint from Tom Delay, chief executive of the Carbon Trust.
The new hybrid truck, weighing 26 tonnes is the first and largest of its kind to operate in the UK, and is to be used for Norbert Dentressangle’s deliveries in and around London.
In the UK water is generally cheap and is used liberally both in a domestic and business context. But Joe Flanagan, principal consultant sustainability at international materials technology company Ceram, warns that this situation will not last and urges manufacturers to place water usage at the heart of corporate responsibility.
The Prime Minister David Cameron has warned that the world urgently needs to speed up its move away from fossil fuels today.
The controversial gas extraction technique known as fracking will continue to be allowed in the UK despite confirmation that recent earthquakes resulted from the gas extraction technique.
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey launched a new £1bn competition to develop Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) today.
The Government confirmed its intention to substantially increase the third party liabilities of operators in the event of a nuclear incident today.
The National Physical Laboratory launched its Centre for Carbon Measurement, which will ensure the UK leads the world in climate modelling, global carbon markets and green technology.