The Empire State Building in New York is to green its electricity supply through wind power.
The Green Energy Training Centre (GETC) in Wirral opened its doors in November last year and has begun its training courses in renewable energy technologies.
The Irish government is co-funding a Euro 150,000 research project into CETO wave technology.
Sections of the press have pounced on news this week that a US professor has said the plastic rubbish patch floating in the Pacific Ocean is not as large as has been claimed.
Foodstuffs from German pig and poultry feed contaminated with dioxins four times above EU legal limits have entered the UK.
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