Christiana Figueres expects Paris Agreement to take effect in 2018
The UN's soon-to-depart climate chief has said that the Paris climate change pact agreed last December could come into force two years earlier than the originally planned date of 2020.
Global initiative introduces first proposal to reduce airplane pollution
International Civil Aviation Organisation plan of 4% fuel reduction of new aircraft starting in 2028 not enough to halt emissions, environmental groups say
£1 solar rescue plan gets cross-party backing
A plan to 'save the solar industry' by adding £1 on to consumer bills has received support from a cross-party coalition of 30 MPs.
Solar-panel installer goes into administration, costing 1,000 jobs
The Mark Group blames recent government policy announcements for scuppering its turnaround plan.
US set to pledge emissions cuts of up to 28% ahead of global climate treaty
The US will pledge to cut carbon pollution by up to 28%, doubling the pace of current emissions cuts, under a global agreement on climate change to be finalised in Paris at the end of the year.
Aylesford Newsprint goes into administration
Aylesford Newsprint, a paper manufacturer which specialises in recycling paper for reuse as newsprint, has gone into administration.
Activists say Obama action on methane emissions 'misses 90% of pollution'
Barack Obama has defied a Republican Congress to move ahead on his climate agenda on Wednesday, cracking down on methane emissions from America's oil and natural gas boom.
US energy review results clash with Obama's Climate Summit speech
Despite an increase of 4% in the production of renewable energy over the past 18 months, new figures have revealed a marked increase in fossil fuel consumption across the US.
Pickles reiterates stance on weekly bin collections
Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has reiterated his stance on weekly bin collections and claimed that the previous Labour Government ignored the electorate by focusing on fortnightly collections.
Green sky thinking: Six truly amazing renewable ideas
From the weird to the wonderful, the space age to the bizarre, green innovators are coming up with amazing inventions to create a more sustainable future.
10 reasons to be hopeful that we will overcome climate change
From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful...
Greg Barker: 'Greenest Government ever' is delivering on its promise
The Energy Minister has hit back at claims that the coalition Government has failed to deliver on its promise to be 'the greenest ever', insisting that David Cameron's administration is actually 'delivering like no other' on climate change.
White House solar panels power up
Barack Obama unveils new solar expansion plans as officials confirm White House panels are now operational.
Atmospheric CO2 levels reach 'highest in human history'
Concentrations of carbon dioxide in the global atmosphere have reached 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in human history, according to the latest data.
Industrial sectors sign up to 2020 energy efficiency targets
The UK's energy intensive industries have agreed to commit to extending energy efficiency improvement targets to 2020 as part of the voluntary Climate Change Agreements (CCA) scheme.
Anger as oil chief appointed to climate committee
Wide condemnation has been expressed at the appointment of climate change sceptic and oil company director Peter Lilley to the House of Commons energy and climate change select committee.
Sterecycle enters administration as trading suffers
Waste treatment and renewable energy provider Sterecycle has gone into administration following a "significant downturn" in trading results.
Enpure enters administration due to credit woes
Water and waste process engineering firm Enpure has gone into administration following a challenging period of trading which has seen the company experience significant creditor pressure.
Nationwide's energy efficiency tool aims to change behaviour of 15,000 staff
Building society Nationwide has developed a bespoke version of the Carbon Trust's online energy efficiency tool to help its 15,000 employees make better environmental decisions and consequently save on energy costs.
Government boost to Green Deal will help protect consumers
A £7m loan secured by The Green Deal Finance Company (TGDFG) will encourage businesses to become Green Deal certified and protect consumers, according to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
Fire-hit battery recycler Loddon goes into administration
Battery reprocessor Loddon Recycling whose Hampshire base was hit by a major fire last summer has gone into administration after 40 years of trading.