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Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Posted Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:17:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Abundance start new renewable energy community investment platform. Small investors are being given the chance to help fund a £1.4 million UK wind turbine development, putting in as little as £5 and getting returns of up to 8%, says Abundance NRG Ltd.

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Posted Mon, 02 Jul 2012 09:47:09 GMT by Michael Evans

Was Rio+20 a success or failure? Following the lack of agreement among world leaders to turn the global economy onto a sustainable track, the only solution seems to lie with the international business community.

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

Posted Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:11:48 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Internet auction marketplace eBay is planning to use clean energy in the form of Bloom Energy fuell cells to power the next phase of its data centre in Utah, U.S.

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:33:08 GMT by Michael Clark

The semiconductor industry spent a lot of money and paid a lot of lip service to reducing water use. But the results of their efforts thus far indicate that much remains to be done.

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Posted Fri, 01 Jun 2012 15:27:50 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Chocolate giant Mars says it will beat its 20% year-two target of sourcing sustainable cocoa and is on its way to source all chocolate from certified sustainable sources by 2020.

Mars beats two-year certified sustainable cocoa sourcing goals

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

Posted Fri, 18 May 2012 10:05:25 GMT by Julian Jackson

Event run by the leading pro-environment business gathering the Aldersgate Group shows the way.

Will Europe cut greenhouse gases by 30% by 2020?

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

Posted Thu, 10 May 2012 13:17:54 GMT by Linden Volsun

Toyota has unveiled the first all-electric SUV, the RAV4 EV, at a Los Angeles Electric Vehicle symposium, which features excellent efficiency and performance.

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

Posted Tue, 01 May 2012 13:10:59 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Manufacturing staff laid-off from SolarWorld's Californian factory, which folded after competition from illegally subsidised Chinese solar panels, are eligible for Government aid.

Laid-off US SolarWorld workers receive government aid

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

Posted Wed, 25 Apr 2012 19:07:40 GMT by Linden Volsun

The new user-friendly WattStation electric vehicle charging station and WattStation Connect software have been launched in America by GE Energy.

WattStation: Networked electric vehicle charging station and Connect software unveiled

Land grabs video protest to World Bank

Land grabs video protest to World Bank

Posted Mon, 23 Apr 2012 17:04:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

La Via Campesina and Friends of the Earth International have released two videos showing how projects in Africa involving funding from the World Bank have allegedly led to land grabs and have threatened local communities. The release coincides with the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty.

Land grabs video protest to World Bank

New cars five percent cleaner than last year

New cars five percent cleaner than last year

Posted Wed, 18 Apr 2012 14:11:52 GMT by Adrian Bishop

The UK's new cars are around 18% more fuel efficient than the average vehicle on the road and produce almost 5% less carbon dioxide than last year's new car models, says an industry report.

New cars five percent cleaner than last year

G20 invest record £165 billion in clean energy in 2011

G20 invest record £165 billion in clean energy in 2011

Posted Thu, 12 Apr 2012 17:24:11 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A record £165 billion ($263 billion) was invested by private and public sectors in clean energy projects last year - breaking £1 trillion dollars from private sources since 2004.

G20 invest record £165 billion in clean energy in 2011

Performance and fuel economy from new BMW i8 Concept Spyder hybrid

Performance and fuel economy from new BMW i8 Concept Spyder hybrid

Posted Tue, 03 Apr 2012 12:33:49 GMT by Adrian Bishop

BWM's new i8 Concept Spyder hybrid sports car can reach 0-60mph in five seconds and a 250mph top speed, together with fuel economy of 78.4 miles per gallon.

Performance and fuel economy from new BMW i8 Concept Spyder hybrid

No Transition without Transmission - Friends of the Supergrid

No Transition without Transmission - Friends of the Supergrid

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:43:39 GMT by Julian Jackson

Friends of Supergrid hold a conference in Brussels and release a technology report for the creation of a European renewable-powered electricity grid.

No Transition without Transmission - Friends of the Supergrid

Peppermint gene in GM wheat could mean no parking for greenfly

Peppermint gene in GM wheat could mean no parking for greenfly

Posted Thu, 29 Mar 2012 14:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Peppermint gene makes the wheat smell bad to greenfly. New trials of GM wheat by Rothamsted aims to eradicate losses aphids cause by repelling them with the peppermint gene.

Peppermint gene in GM wheat could mean no parking for greenfly

WWF backs planned £1 billion Scottish wind farm projects

WWF backs planned £1 billion Scottish wind farm projects

Posted Fri, 09 Mar 2012 13:51:19 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Top environmental body WWF is backing plans to create 10 wind farms across Scotland that could inject £1 billion into the economy and create around 600 jobs.

WWF backs planned £1 billion Scottish wind farm projects

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A titan of many varied businesses

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The end of elephants?

Posted Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Tea Team Produces Results

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Solar electricity comes to your home-free!

Posted Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The last of the Indonesian forest?

Posted Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Recycling, waste and profit

Posted Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

The business of applying energy to water needs

Posted Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The BMW i3 - Busy Mit Watts

Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:05:38 GMT by Dave Armstrong

European Emissions

Posted Fri, 31 May 2013 08:37:59 GMT by Paul Robinson

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

Posted Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Dome houses, a revolutionary new housing system

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UK firms illegally dumping e-waste in Africa

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 09:19:00 GMT by Laura Brown

First all-electric SUV unveiled: Toyota RAV4 EV

Posted Thu, 10 May 2012 13:17:54 GMT by Linden Volsun

Toyota's triumph as hybrids accelerate past the 3 million sales mark

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 17:45:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Plastic bag bans still face some opposition

Posted Fri, 14 Jan 2011 07:02:00 GMT by Rachel England

The J.D. Rockefeller of Cleantech Energy

Posted Fri, 10 Dec 2010 10:11:02 GMT by Simon Kent

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

Posted Tue, 13 Dec 2011 14:00:00 GMT by Ines Morales

Solar plant to rise in McGraw-Hill campus

Posted Mon, 13 Jun 2011 19:31:01 GMT by Gracie Valena

Rolls Royce secures $420 million engines contract

Posted Wed, 08 Dec 2010 14:05:02 GMT by John Dean