Smart metering has the power to revolutionise energy use in the UK - but only if Government and the power industry make "bold and brave" decisions now, a senior figure at E.ON UK has said.
The construction and demolition industry was responsible for more than 120 cases of pollution that caused environmental damage to waterways in England and Wales in 2006.
Environmental professionals in Ireland will soon be able to take advantage of subsidised training to keep them on top of the latest developments in their industry.
Cars and lighting are often the first things that spring to mind when it comes to cutting carbon emissions - but a new report has found that Scotland uses more energy for heating and hot water than for transport and electricity combined.
The Philippines is set to become the first country in Asia to phase out traditional light bulbs in favour of more energy efficient compact fluorescent lamps.
A pair of luxury apartment blocks next to London's Canary Wharf are set to use a state-of-the-art heating scheme to reduce the building's carbon footprint.
Southern Water will have to pay out £20.3m in fines after an investigation concluded it had deliberately misreported information and provided a poor service to its customers.
Three quarters of the UK's packaging waste will be recovered and more than 80% of glass packaging will be recycled within two years under new targets announced by Government.
The Irish Government has launched a new set of planning guidelines which it hopes will act as a blueprint for the future sustainable development of Irish cities, towns and villages.
Ireland has introduced a government-backed support price for offshore wind power in order to stimulate renewable energy development.
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