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REC Solar moves east, away from sunny heartlands

REC Solar moves east, away from sunny heartlands

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

A US solar energy firm says it's expanding to the east coast by partnering with some of the country's largest consumer brands. REC Solar says its work with major brands, including IKEA and Harris Tea, makes it a leader in the American solar energy industry.

REC Solar moves east, away from sunny heartlands

New engine for Virgin America to create: 'one of the world's most fuel-efficient commercial aircraft'

New engine for Virgin America to create: 'one of the world's most fuel-efficient commercial aircraft'

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 12:27:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Virgin America says its new engines will help keep the airline ahead of the game when it comes to greener travel. Virgin America already claim their fleet are up a quarter more fuel efficient than other American carriers and say the new engine technology reduce CO2 emissions by 3,600 tons per aircraft per year.

New engine for Virgin America to create: 'one of the world's most fuel-efficient commercial aircraft'

Solar plant to rise in McGraw-Hill campus

Solar plant to rise in McGraw-Hill campus

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

McGraw-Hill Companies announced plans today to build the largest "privately-owned, net-metered solar project in the Western Hemisphere." The system is expected to be at 50 percent capacity by December 2011, and the remaining 50 percent in March 2012.

Solar plant to rise in McGraw-Hill campus

Should we live in smaller houses to help the environment?

Should we live in smaller houses to help the environment?

Posted Fri, 10 Jun 2011 19:49:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Research in Australia suggests we should ''downsize'' to reduce our carbon footprint. On two opposite sides of the globe, public opinion is gradually moving towards the need for smaller homes helping families become more energy efficient and contribute to the environment.

Should we live in smaller houses to help the environment?

Environmental assessment of proposed pipeline is 'inadequate' says EPA

Environmental assessment of proposed pipeline is 'inadequate' says EPA

Posted Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:32:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Controversy continues to rage over proposed pipeline from Canada to Texas. The week began with a positive statement from the chief executive of TransCanada, the company behind the 1,661 mile pipeline from Canada to Texas.

Environmental assessment of proposed pipeline is 'inadequate' says EPA

Barbie and Ken embroiled in 'rainforest destruction' bustup

Barbie and Ken embroiled in 'rainforest destruction' bustup

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

Greenpeace have conducted a campaign blitz to highlight toy-industry culpability in sourcing packaging from Indonesian rainforest timber. Ken look-a-likes have abseiled down Mattel, the HQ of the Barbie manufacturers, in a public bust-up with Barbie over the fate of the rainforests. Will it be happily-ever-after for Ken, Barbie and the Sumatran tiger?

Barbie and Ken embroiled in 'rainforest destruction' bustup

Supermarket giant goes jolly green with giant solar array

Supermarket giant goes jolly green with giant solar array

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A Belgian supermarket giant is trying to cut its CO2 emissions by 20% with the help of a new solar power system at one of its largest distribution centres. Delhaize has installed a system made by Solyndra International AG, a subsidiary of Solyndra LLC, at a distribution centre in Zellik, near Brussel.

Supermarket giant goes jolly green with giant solar array

Hawaiian government agrees green car deal with Japanese company

Hawaiian government agrees green car deal with Japanese company

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

Subsidies and infrastructure projects will help make Hawaii a haven for green motoring says the state and new partners Mitsubishi. The state is undertaking to promote electric cars, introduce training for technicians for the vehicles and to help install the charging infrastructure for charging the cars.

Hawaiian government agrees green car deal with Japanese company

WattStation could open consumer charge to electric vehicles

WattStation could open consumer charge to electric vehicles

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:09:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

GE's new vehicle charger aims to take the waiting out of juicing up electric cars and does so with style. The GE WattStation could be an important step towards making electric cars a more practical proposition say its makers.

WattStation could open consumer charge to electric vehicles

 Saving forests requires a focus on farming, says report

Saving forests requires a focus on farming, says report

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:15:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

A report from CGIAR sees success in halting deforestation as being intimately linked to the yoking of agricultural and forestry policies together. In assessing the 20 countries party to the REDD+ scheme, to pay nations for protecting their forests, too many countries have avoided making that basic, but vital connection.

Saving forests requires a focus on farming, says report

Texas Park and Wildlife Department goes solar

Texas Park and Wildlife Department goes solar

Posted Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:34:19 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The department tasked with protecting the Texan environment is doing its bit to reduce its own impact by installing solar power at many sites, the scheme also hopes to inspire others to follow their lead.

Texas Park and Wildlife Department goes solar

Domestic aviation biofuels industry will need government support says US group

Domestic aviation biofuels industry will need government support says US group

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 14:44:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The benefits could be huge says a new study into producing aviation biofuels in America's Pacific North West, but to get things going the government must step in to give support. SAFN is the first group in America to look at such a regional strategy for an area that is home to Boeing.

Domestic aviation biofuels industry will need government support says US group

Metal recycling needs boosting says UNEP report

Metal recycling needs boosting says UNEP report

Posted Thu, 26 May 2011 12:30:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

The need to drastically raise the recycling rates of metals has been highlighted by today's release of 'Recycling Rates of Metals: A Status Report' from the UN's Environment Program (UNEP). Over half the metals looked at had less than 1% recycling rates - including many vital to the developing green economy. The report recommends better design, recycling infrastructure and individual action to de-clutter.

Metal recycling needs boosting says UNEP report

UK firms illegally dumping e-waste in Africa

UK firms illegally dumping e-waste in Africa

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

Undercover investigation uncovers a secret trade in the UK's unwanted computers and mobile phones. Instead of recycling old computers, PCs, printers, telephones, mobile phones and stereos, waste management companies are accused of selling the goods to countries like Nigeria and Ghana.

UK firms illegally dumping e-waste in Africa

Green concerns prove the key in aviation deals

Green concerns prove the key in aviation deals

Posted Mon, 23 May 2011 13:42:00 GMT by John Dean

Boeing has finalised a deal with Lufthansa Cargo for five Boeing 777 Freighters valued at $1.35 billion. Lufthansa has cited environmental concerns as a key reason for the decision.

Green concerns prove the key in aviation deals

Aircraft engines promise greener future

Aircraft engines promise greener future

Posted Wed, 18 May 2011 13:48:01 GMT by John Dean

American manufacturer GE Aviation says that it is working on new technologies that will dramatically improve the environmental impact of aircraft. GE has also confirmed that it has re-named its new propulsion system which incorporates a range of environmental features.

Aircraft engines promise greener future

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Nissan Electric recruit Margot Robbie

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Sustainability: adapt or die summit.

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Sustainable cotton: a need for investment

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Pig farming improves its image (worldwide)

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

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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

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

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Recycling Label Hits a Century

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Australian iron ore for good and ill

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

America is full of Wind (power)

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:32:24 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Coca Cola reduce power consumption in vending machines due to Earthquake

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

Unsanitary conditions harming India's growth says World Bank report

Posted Mon, 03 Jan 2011 10:01:23 GMT by Paromita Pain

Nissan electric vehicle faces delivery test

Posted Mon, 04 Jul 2011 18:11:00 GMT by John Dean

'Bags for life' face reuse concerns

Posted Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:14:01 GMT by Rachel England

Should business be forced to publish their environmental impact?

Posted Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:09:01 GMT by Laura Brown

New aircraft engines promise environmental benefits

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 15:44:00 GMT by John Dean