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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

Clothing companies concerned about water risk

Clothing companies concerned about water risk

Posted Sat, 05 Nov 2011 18:30:00 GMT by Michael Clark

Drought and water shortages devastated the cotton crop, resulting in all-time high prices and prompting clothing companies to have a hard look at reducing their water risk.

Clothing companies concerned about water risk

Coca Cola reduce power consumption in vending machines due to Earthquake

Coca Cola reduce power consumption in vending machines due to Earthquake

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:07:00 GMT by James Mathews

Coca Cola in Japan has announced that it has voluntarily been striving to reduce power consumption in its vending machines in an effort to address the power shortages that have affected Japan since the earthquake. They have committed to continuing this effort during Winter.

Coca Cola reduce power consumption in vending machines due to Earthquake

Shipping Industry Meets to Present Future for 2040

Shipping Industry Meets to Present Future for 2040

Posted Mon, 31 Oct 2011 15:19:00 GMT by James Mathews

The Sustainable Shipping Iniative (SSI) will today, on the 31st October, present their goals and visions for 2040 regarding the sustainable future of international shipping.

Shipping Industry Meets to Present Future for 2040

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

Posted Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:16:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Contrary to popular myth, we don't need to choose between jobs and a healthy environment. If you look at the facts, job creation vs. economic regulations shouldn't even be a debate. A briefing from Economics for Equity and Environment (E3) states, as its first point, that ''Reduced oil imports would create jobs.''

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

Posted Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Seven of the world's biggest car makers have got together to agree a standardised charging system across two continents which, they say, will be a big boost to the electric car market.

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

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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

Tea Team Produces Results

Posted Fri, 20 Jun 2014 07:57:00 GMT by JW Dowey

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

Hawaiian government agrees green car deal with Japanese company

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:20:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Barbie and Ken embroiled in 'rainforest destruction' bustup

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 19:52:40 GMT by Martin Leggett

Green Google tops Cool IT Leaderboard

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

Tackling the electric car doubters

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:21:00 GMT by John Dean

Coca Cola reduce power consumption in vending machines due to Earthquake

Posted Tue, 01 Nov 2011 16:07:00 GMT by James Mathews

Performance and fuel economy from new BMW i8 Concept Spyder hybrid

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

Green Investment Bank to be set up by UK Government

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

Any colour as long as it's green: Ford's sustainability report

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

REC Solar moves east, away from sunny heartlands

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Biggest carbon footprint for Brazilian beef

Posted Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:41:00 GMT by Laura Goodall