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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

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

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Sustaining us to the Summit!

Posted Thu, 24 Mar 2016 12:59:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability: adapt or die summit.

Posted Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Sustainability in Central Asia

Posted Wed, 02 Mar 2016 13:10:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

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

Recycling, waste and profit

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

Challenging the electric car's critics

Posted Wed, 22 Jun 2011 15:55:00 GMT by John Dean

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

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

Aviation increases prompts environmental concern

Posted Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:19:00 GMT by John Dean

Green Brands for Green Places: Good Idea or Liability?

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:09:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

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

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

Trash gets trendy

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 09:31:00 GMT by Rachel England

Toyota plans new electric motor amid Asian trade uncertainties

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:50:00 GMT by Rachel England

Aircraft engine wash system reduces carbon dioxide emissions

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 10:40:00 GMT by John Dean

Men arrested on suspicion of illegally exporting tyres

Posted Wed, 26 Jan 2011 08:32:00 GMT by Rachel England