The UK must go green to rebuild the ailing economy and ensure its future global competitiveness - and the environmental industries will play a key role in building a low carbon economy.
Business leaders from around the world have signed up to a statement calling on politicians attending the UN's climate summit in Poznan to agree to deliver 'deep and rapid' cuts to greenhouse gas emissions.
A community driven organisation has recently been rewarded for its efforts in supporting the environment by being hailed as the Renewable Energy Project of the Year.
A commitment from the government is the only thing preventing Ireland from becoming energy independent in the next ten years, it has been stated.
Renewable energy and sustainable waste operator NTR has stated it is "well positioned" to continue to improve its empire within the sector, it has been stated.
Cork County Council's design proposal to upgrade and expand the sewerage infrastructure in Cloghroe has been approved.
Over €50 million of financing is set to be raised by Mainstream Renewable Power as it looks to build up its worldwide wind power catalogue.
A private equity group which is being led by the Ulster Bank is producing the funding towards one of Ireland's largest energy projects to date.
Local residents are under no risk from the waste materials at the former Irish steel plant at Haulbowline in Cork Harbour, it has been stated.
A project to protect the environment and combat the problem of fly-tipping and illegal dumping in Ireland has been extended for a further three years.
As world leaders meet in Poland to discuss climate change, scientists from the UK Met Office's weather-mapping Hadley Centre are calling for more joined up thinking on greenhouse gases and air quality.
The world of waste is not immune to the bite of the economic slowdown, with local authorities reporting lower prices and less demand for recycled materials.
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