A tax of EUR20 per tonne of carbon dioxide should be introduced to boost the economy and advance development of a low carbon economy, according to the Irish sustainable development council Comhar.
Businesses are being told to stop focusing on flashy green gimmicks that grab the headlines and concentrate on simple changes which will probably have a greater impact on their environmental performance.
Statistics which map how and where the CO2 is being produced in the UK have been published by Government.
Drinks giant Coca Cola has managed to shave five per cent off the weight of its cans in a move set to save 15,000 tonnes of aluminium in the EU each year.
Flagship infrastructure projects planned for Hong Kong will all be built according to high environmental standards, a Minister for the city state's government has said.
Ireland will have to take drastic steps in order to meet EU greenhouse gas emissions targets, according to a major report.
Wexford county council not only charges the most for water services in Ireland but could also face problems with wastewater treatment within five years.
A series of TV adverts made by Shane Meadows, director of This Is England and A Room For Romeo Brass are driving home the importance of energy efficiency.
A Government department has been rapped by the advertising watchdog for misleading claims that a proposed eco town in Staffordshire would be built on brownfield land.
The Royal Navy looks set to sidestep the controversy that often accompanies the decommissioning of warships - by recycling at home.
Even relatively low levels of particulate pollution can have a significant impact on lung function, a study of city cyclists has shown.
More than 20 times the amount of land currently growing bio- energy crops will have to be dedicated to the plants if Ireland is to meet its 2015 renewable heat and electricity targets, according to advisory body Teagasc.
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