Islands off the coast of Ireland could be powered completely by renewable resources from their environment, a minister has claimed.
Energy-from-waste facilities should not be overlooked in London's fight to deal with its growing mountain of waste.
Officials from around the world have gathered in Turkey to take part in a United Nations conference looking at how to fight the effects of desertification and drought.
Water companies must justify the money they are proposing to spend and any increases to customers' bills.
A general drop off in industry is likely to result in less demand for the European trading scheme's carbon allowances, according to market analysts.
In a scheme reminiscent of the wartime Dig for Victory campaign, residents in the capital are being encouraged to get the gardening bug and grow their own food.
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