Internet search engine Google is set to plough hundreds of millions of dollars into renewable energy projects in an effort to drive forward clean technology to make it 'cheaper than coal'.
Not-for profit groups and organisations in Northern Ireland are being encouraged to find innovative ways to tackle climate change as part of the Big Green Challenge.
London plans to use its position as Olympic host city to inspire environmentally sensitive behaviour and shine a spotlight on good practice.
A European Commission report suggests that Ireland is on track to achieve its Kyoto commitments on greenhouse gas emissions by 2010.
Consumers and businesses in Ireland can do more to try and reduce their carbon footprints, an industry expert has said.
Businesses in Ireland can start reducing their impact on the environment with a number of simple measures, an industry expert has said.
Eight EU states, including the UK, have been told to implement laws on shipping pollution agreed two years ago, or face legal action in Europe's courts.
The Scottish Executive has upped its target and now aims to see 50% of the country's electricity coming from renewable sources by 2020, up from a previous target of 40%.
California has shored up its reputation as an environmentally pioneering state - by passing a motion on water efficient toilets.
Government officials have said that they will be introducing new measures that should help Ireland reduce emissions by more than it is obliged to under the Kyoto Protocol.
Investment will need to be ploughed into the UK's water network, to replace ageing infrastructure, prevent pollution and protect us from the worst effects of climate change, according to environmental regulators.
The European Union is calling on householders to turn their attention to cutting the carbon footprint of their homes.
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