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Products and packages shipped by American technology giant Intel will be 'conflict free' in 2016, the company's chief executive announced at this week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Heathrow Airport has announced a new collaboration with a sports car developer and an autonomous solutions company to engineer new zero-carbon, fully autonomous, battery-operated carrier pods to act as shuttles around the streets of Greenwich.
Facebook have announced plans for a new data centre to be built in Ireland which will run on 100% renewable energy using the country's 'robust' wind resources.
The Government urgently needs to replace the scrapped Zero Carbon Homes policy to avoid locking in higher carbon emissions and higher energy bills for occupants for decades to come, the Solar Trade Association warned today.
A new state-of-the-art Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) in Peterborough is expected to help the city divert 95% of its waste from landfill.
One month on from the successful Paris climate summit, UN Climate Chief Christiana Figueres says businesses must now act as the catalyst in a "virtuous and self-reinforcing" transition to a low-carbon global economy.
The University of Brighton has unveiled a new solar panel array that will reduce carbon emissions at its Falmer campus by 82 tonnes annually, placing Brighton as one of the top universities in the UK for on-site renewable energy production.
The world's skylines could soon be littered with high-altitude, autonomous, solar-powered drones after it was revealed that tech giant Google and the UK Ministry of Defence have acquired drones in efforts to boost communication methods.
Investors responsible for more than $8trn have called on mining giants Anglo American, Glencore and Rio Tinto to be more transparent over the climate risks and impacts of their businesses.
The National Union of Students (NUS) has called on all UK higher education facilities to play their part in removing a £100m 'tip of the iceberg' fossil fuel fund and divest assets into renewable technology.
Improved energy efficiency has helped the UK avoid building 14 new power stations according to a new report from the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE).
The World Economic Forum in Davos hosted an all-star panel tasked with laying out their plans for for creating economic growth in a sustainable manner while adhering to a 2C global warming target.
The UK's aggregates, cement and concrete industry trade body says it will "take the necessary action" to curb CO2 output after a sector-wide sustainability report revealed an overall increase in emissions in 2013.
Friends of the Earth have welcomed a new Labour proposal to ban fracking near vital underground water stores.
Sainsbury's has burnished its green credentials today, by sourcing 95% of its palm oil from certified sustainable suppliers.
Asda is collaborating with TV chef Jamie Oliver to reduce food waste by selling a new range of misshapen fruit and vegetables at reduced prices.
The Department for Energy & Climate Change (Decc) has insisted it is doing all it can to raise awareness of the impending Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), despite more industry research suggesting businesses are still not informed enough.
American solar capacity could double by the end of 2016 according to a new report from the oil-and-gas association American Petroleum Institute (API).
With a fracking-storm brewing in Britain ahead of a crucial vote in the Commons, edie has sifted through the noise to bring the most important numbers you need to know about fracking in the UK.
British water companies could soon benefit from a new circular economy innovation which will enable them to recover humic acid - a valuable fertiliser.
Car manufacturing giant Ford has unveiled an "aggressive" new water strategy which aims to cut water usage per vehicle built by 30% in 2015, compared with a 2009 baseline.
Bristol Water has unveiled that the location for a major new reservoir will be near its existing Cheddar reservoir in Somerset.
Uncertainty continues to dog the solar industry as the Government drags the fights over subsidy cuts back to court today (January 13).
The man who led one of the country's biggest solar firms through some of the most turbulent times the industry has seen has stepped down.
Drainage and plumbing company Marley has provided a 250 acre sporting venue in Essex with a stormwater drainage system to help reduce the risk of flooding.
A facility capable of recycling and capturing carbon from air pollution control residues (APCr) is due to go live soon, in what is being claimed as a world first.
Food manufacturers have welcomed EU proposals to deliver a coordinated strategy to halve the amount of food waste by 2025.
Ofwat has updated its 2012-2013 work programme to include projects on social tariffs and abstraction reform.
A Scottish waste firm has been fined £1,350 for falsifying paperwork relating to duty of care obligations.
A price freeze announced by Scottish Water today means prices have not increased for the fourth year running.
News in Brief
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The EU proposed to slash greenhouse emissions by a fifth by 2020, and pledged to raise the bar to 30% if joined by other developed nations - the level of carbon cuts needed to avert "massive and irreversible" climate-caused destruction, it said.
Scientists have drawn up a 'climate change map' that charts how global warming will hit different parts of the world over the next century.
While measures to tackle many airborne pollutants appear to be working, we're still losing the war against ozone and particulates according to statistics published by the Government this week.
The year saw climate change ascend the political agenda in the UK and internationally, its spectacular rise in the mainstream media and politicians' speeches unfortunately accompanied by an increase in global carbon emissions.
The value of leading environmental technology companies almost tripled during the course of 2006, according to an organisation which tracks the value of eco-friendly firms.
Pollution-related algal blooms that cause respiratory problems can seriously harm people with asthma, new research has shown.
The European Commission must force carmakers to improve fuel efficiency in order to bring tailpipe CO2 emissions down by a quarter by 2012, environmental groups have said.