We are the 'last generation' that can stop climate change, warns Leonardo DiCaprio
The third annual gala for Leonardo DiCaprio's eponymous charity raised $45m for environmental causes on Wednesday night (20 July), with the Hollywood actor warning that this generation has been given the "last chance" to combat climate change.
Leonardo DiCaprio warns of 'urgent threat' of climate change in Oscars speech
Leonardo DiCaprio ended his 22-year wait to finally take home an Oscar last night (28 February), and the environmental activist used his acceptance speech to urge people across the globe to act on the "urgent threat" of climate change.
Green Halloween: 7 scary sustainability stats
It's the time of year for fancy dress, scary movies, vampires and werewolves. But there are real horrors in the world lurking in the shadows; creeping out of exhaust pipes and rising from the tombs of forgotten costumes and plastic broomsticks.
Revolutionary solar windows could generate 50 times more energy than regular PVs
An American solar firm has launched a new liquid technology that turns regular windows into solar panels which could be up to 50 times more productive than regular roof-based photovoltaics.
Veolia closes the loop on Southwark's plastic bags
Previously unrecycled plastic bags are being turned into refuse sacks thanks to an innovative new process from waste-disposal firm Veolia.
VIDEO: One Direction call on army of fans to 'change the world'
Boyband One Direction have called on fans around the world to push governments to address climate change and poverty.
James Cameron to make Sun Flower design open-source
Film producer James Cameron has announced that his innovative rotating Sun Flower design will be freely available to the public.
BBC puts sustainable TV production in the spotlight for new series
The BBC's new primetime police drama The Interceptor has achieved top ratings for sustainability standards in TV production thanks to a raft of green initiatives.
Ecotricity criticises Cameron over 'green policy u-turn'
A film consisting of promotional footage of David Cameron with a flaming seat to his trousers and set to Blondie's 1988 hit 'Liar Liar' has been unveiled by green energy company Ecotricity on YouTube today.
Greening the game: The world's most sustainable stadiums
Sports stadiums and pitches often require vast amounts of energy, water and raw materials to maintain them, with little prior thought given to sustainability. But the vast amounts of money involved in professional sport lends itself to exciting innovations, and the stadiums are no different.
Behaviour change holds key for sustainable film production, say experts
The film and TV industry still 'has a long way to go' to tackle key sustainability issues and must do more to encourage behaviour change among production companies, screen stars and their audiences.
L'Oreal aims to improve environmental profile of packaging labels
Cosmetics giant L'Oreal Americas and self-adhesive label firm Avery Dennison are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle.
Finnish dairy firm claims 'world first' with use of bio-based carton pack
Valio, a Finnish dairy company, has claimed that it has become the first company in the world to sell products to consumers in carton packaging made entirely from plant-based materials.
Solar-powered headphones take off on Kickstarter
A crowd-funding campaign has been launched for the 'world's first wireless solar-powered headphones'.
World's first fully recyclable paper cup to hit UK high streets
'Cardboard' bottle creator produces cup design aimed at cutting 25,000 tones of landfill waste a year.
Coca-Cola and Danone invest in advanced bioplastics for drinks packaging
Coca-Cola and Danone are among a consortium of companies that are looking to scale up the next generation of bioplastics by investing in a commercial scale facility for the production of PEF (polyethylene furanoate).
BBC and BAFTA eco-standard gets screen debut on Springwatch
BBC's Springwatch is one of the first British TV programmes to demonstrate to viewers that it has met high environmental standards by displaying an on-screen certification badge on its credits.
Energy Secretary visits UK's first plastic film recycling facility
Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey has paid a visit to the UK's first shopping bag and plastic film recycling facility in London.
Sainsbury's unveils recycling bins for Easter egg packaging
Retail giant Sainsbury's has launched a brand new scheme to let customers recycle their Easter egg packaging, in a bid to divert household waste away from landfill.
Amazing Spiderman-2 film most 'sustainable blockbuster' in Sony pictures history
Sony Pictures has labelled the Amazing Spiderman-2 film as the most sustainable production in the history of the company.
BAFTA to improve carbon reporting of TV and film productions
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is improving its industry carbon calculator to enable better reporting for television and film productions.
Leonardo DiCaprio to lead Washington's Earth Day celebrations
People living near the shoot locations of Leonardo DiCaprio's last two films - Titanic and The Beach - claim filming has resulted in environmental degradation. Now, Leo's been accepted an offer to lead American Earth Day celebrations.