American researchers have come up with map to help planners choose key sites for wind turbines after measuring wind speeds at over 8,000 locations around the world.
Research in Scotland has confirmed what many already expected - if you are poor you are likely to suffer from more pollution, worse air quality and closer proximity to tracts of derelict land than your more affluent neighbours.
Newly appointed Energy Minister Malcolm Wicks has used his first public speech to reaffirm the government's commitment to renewable energy.
Carbon dioxide emissions have risen again, primarily due to an increased use of coal instead of gas in electricity generation, a study by the Office for National Statistics has shown.
Trees in the Amazon basin are still being felled at an alarming rate as the latest figures from Brazil show deforestation last year was at the second highest level ever recorded.
The average amount of harmful ionising radiation Britons are exposed to has risen by almost 4% since 1999 according to a report released by the Health Protection Agency this week.
A pioneering test centre researching renewable energy in Scotland is set for expansion.
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