Maritime and coastal authorities were on high alert last week after oil leaked from a cargo vessel that sank in the English Channel during rough weather.
Planning experts have given the thumbs up to plans to accelerate the development of low-carbon homes in the south west of the UK.
UK manufacturers have signed up to a Government initiative to phase out energy-guzzling consumer electronics.
More businesses and universities will receive support to research and develop new technologies which generate energy from the sea.
The Irish Government is beginning a public consultation on a National Biodiversity Plan to ask businesses and individuals for their opinions.
Air quality in Northern Ireland is continuing to improve, according to the latest data.
Officials in Northern Ireland have responded to a study which suggested that renewable energy could play a significant role in electricity generation in the country and in the Irish Republic.
Builders in the US are increasingly embracing green construction practices, reports have suggested.
A new energy-generating project could be developed off the coast of Ireland.
A major US oil refiner has agreed to pay authorities $2.45m following alleged air pollution at three of its facilities.
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