Schools are being encouraged to take advantage of free advice on cutting their energy consumption - helping to tackle climate change and giving their pupils a better sense of environmental stewardship.
Minimum energy efficiency standards for TVs and white goods, combined with better energy labelling, could save the UK £900m, according to Defra.
Sustainable buildings from around the UK have been recognised on the shortlist for this years Prime Ministers Better Public Building Award.
Ireland has launched its first major study into employment opportunities from the green economy.
Hundreds of Australian protesters took the street this week to demand more government action on climate change.
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