UK home owners waste a staggering £2.9bn on energy bills and inadvertently pump out more than 15m tonnes of carbon dioxide every year by failing to adequately insulate their homes, according to new research.
The Advertising Standards Agency has cleared power company EDF over a TV, press and poster campaign promoting green electricity.
The UK Government announced further steps towards a new generation of nuclear reactors this week, saying proposals on the table could now power all the country's homes in years to come.
Oil giant Chevron has been ordered to pay £11,500 following a diesel leak at its Poole terminal that put a nature reserve at risk of pollution.
A think tank set up two years ago to look into the viability of financial reforms that encourage green behaviour has published its findings.
The Carbon Trust is offering expert guidance and £100m in interest-free loans to companies prepared to do away with old, power-hungry equipment and replace it with modern energy-efficient equivalents.
Waste from across London could be used to power around 2m homes according to a report released today (28 October).
Action inspires action. Stay ahead of the curve with sustainability and energy newsletters from edie