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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

Green Business Expo Shows How Sustainability Matters

Green Business Expo Shows How Sustainability Matters

Posted Tue, 14 Feb 2012 15:33:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Environmental positives can help your business even in hard times. Dozens of progressive businesses from all over South London gathered last Friday at the Green Business Expo.

Green Business Expo Shows How Sustainability Matters

Green Google tops Cool IT Leaderboard

Green Google tops Cool IT Leaderboard

Posted Wed, 08 Feb 2012 14:27:06 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Google has come out top in the latest Cool IT Leaderboard ranking of the use and leadership of clean energy by leading IT companies, says Greenpeace International.

Green Google tops Cool IT Leaderboard

One-third rise in ethical bank's loans

One-third rise in ethical bank's loans

Posted Tue, 07 Feb 2012 13:23:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Leading ethical lender Triodos Bank has seen a 36% increase in loans in 2011 that support a range of green businesses. The independent ethical bank provided £113 million in loans last year.

One-third rise in ethical bank's loans

Talking water at Davos

Talking water at Davos

Posted Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:05:00 GMT by Michael Clark

Water is becoming an increasingly important topic at the World Economic Forum. This week, a new private-public partnership, the Water Resources Group, was launched with the goal of helping developing countries implement water management reforms.

Talking water at Davos

UK's high carbon investment risk questioned

UK's high carbon investment risk questioned

Posted Thu, 19 Jan 2012 13:52:29 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A group of leading environmentalists, investors and academics has called on the Bank of England to investigate whether high carbon and polluting investments pose a risk to the UK financial system.

UK's high carbon investment risk questioned

Facebook and Greenpeace firm friends in promoting clean energy

Facebook and Greenpeace firm friends in promoting clean energy

Posted Fri, 16 Dec 2011 20:51:00 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Social website Facebook and eco-charity Greenpeace have come together to promote ways of saving energy and generating clean energy, ending a two-year lobbying campaign by 700,000 Greenpeace 'friends.'

Facebook and Greenpeace firm friends in promoting clean energy

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

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

New evidence of illegal practices behind the economic crisis of 2007. The debacle has been justly attributed to questionable practices in the mortgage market and the financial sector - in other words, to bankers' greed and lack of adequate oversight.

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

SA's Green Economy Accord

SA's Green Economy Accord

Posted Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:06:00 GMT by Michelle Simon

At Day 2 of COP 17, South Africa launched it's master-plan for green jobs, merging the green agenda with the red (socio-economic); the Green Economy Accord (GEA) has an ambitious but welcomed target of just over a quarter of a million new jobs, green jobs.

SA's Green Economy Accord

Water systems hacked in Illinois and Texas

Water systems hacked in Illinois and Texas

Posted Wed, 23 Nov 2011 09:19:25 GMT by Michael Clark

Two water utilities, one in Illinois, the other in Texas, were hacked earlier this month, highlighting the vulnerability of critical water infrastructure to cyber threats.

Water systems hacked in Illinois and Texas

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Sustainable cotton: a need for investment

Posted Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Pig farming improves its image (worldwide)

Posted Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:21:14 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Latest solar advances very attractive for businesses.

Posted Fri, 07 Nov 2014 22:11:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Transformers, but with your house!

Posted Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:34:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Cotton growers need help

Posted Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:58:01 GMT by JW Dowey

Future Transport: roads, rail, air and sea problems

Posted Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:34:00 GMT by JW Dowey

A fly in your ear!

Posted Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:32:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Ghosting human function: the robot future

Posted Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:13:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

A titan of many varied businesses

Posted Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:21:06 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The end of elephants?

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

Green Investment Bank to be set up by UK Government

Posted Fri, 26 Nov 2010 07:30:01 GMT by Ian Youngman

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

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

Climate tax on meat and milk could help reduce Europe's carbon footprint

Posted Fri, 28 Jan 2011 10:14:00 GMT by David Hewitt

Australian iron ore for good and ill

Posted Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:33:00 GMT by Michael Evans

The Farmer's Share

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Angela Lovell

Google invests in world's largest solar power tower plant

Posted Fri, 22 Apr 2011 16:00:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Pollution stands in the way of China's future growth

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:50:00 GMT by Laura Brown

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

Posted Tue, 04 Oct 2011 13:30:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Mass. Refrigeration Company to Pay Penalty for Clean Air Act Violations

Posted Fri, 25 Mar 2011 06:38:00 GMT by Kirsten E. Silven

A 'bear raid' and the global economy

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