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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

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

Posted Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:44:00 GMT by Dave Collier

Findings show a mixed set of results for sustainable business in the UK. With the British economy on shaky ground, many might assume that the concept of sustainable business practices might be put on the back burner. A report from Environmental Data Services would suggest that this is not the case.

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Posted Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:10:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Environmental and human rights are inseparable parts of the same struggle for justice. The Occupy Wall Street movement is still developing its focus, but the basic point is hard to miss: The wealthiest 1 percent of Americans are profiting at the expense of the rest of us, and our environment.

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Green grows the building sector

Green grows the building sector

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The world's largest green building conference will hear this week that the sector is booming with nearly half of architects, engineers and contractors set to be working in 'green jobs' within three years in North America.

Green grows the building sector

Could algae power flights of the future

Could algae power flights of the future

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Algae could be a source of aviation fuel of the future if a new deal bears fruit and with the ancient organisms feeding on our pollutants it could be a double green win. Heliae, an Arizona company are the specialists in the magical green stuff, and they have just announced the first stages of an agreement to work with Dutch renewable jet fuel specialists SkyNRG to produce the juice that keeps our planes in the air.

Could algae power flights of the future

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

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

New book review, The End of Growth, by renowned eco-author Richard Heinberg, which clearly defines the problems our society faces. The world, and everyone in it is subject to environmental limits. Conventional economics believes that these limits are not there and anything can be substituted if the price is right. Acclaimed environmentalist Richard Heinberg disagrees.

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

Energy management booming in tough times

Energy management booming in tough times

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 18:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A meeting of energy managers will hear the latest developments in a business that is booming despite - or perhaps because - of the fragile world economy. The 34th Annual World Energy Engineering Congress which meets next week in Chicago is sponsored by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and will attract more than 4,000 workers in the field.

Energy management booming in tough times

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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

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Public/Private by product networks help businesses turn waste into cash

Posted Mon, 13 May 2013 11:26:48 GMT by Natalie Hummel

Pretty bubbles of disaster

Posted Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:30:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Green Investment Bank - Banking on a Green Future

Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2012 08:14:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Britain's Green Economy is a Success

Posted Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:39:48 GMT by Julian Jackson

Debt consolidation - Can it help you to get out of debt?

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 08:15:00 GMT by Ryan Smith

Cash grants support green building jobs

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 19:24:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Coca-Cola's vending machines save the environment and the thirsty

Posted Wed, 12 Jan 2011 09:25:00 GMT by Rachel England

Australian Government approve floating LNG processing plant

Posted Thu, 18 Nov 2010 07:26:53 GMT by Lucy Brake

Nuclear stocks drop in the US after Japan quake

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

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

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

Dome houses, a revolutionary new housing system

Posted Fri, 12 Nov 2010 12:22:00 GMT by Simon Kent

Green light for green scooter

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:15:04 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Could algae power flights of the future

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Vegas water bills could double: maybe not such a bad thing

Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:44:00 GMT by Michael Clark