The European Parliament's energy committee today (10 November) rejected a push by MEPs to increase the EU's 2030 climate and energy targets and to make them legally binding.
Eight UK universities with endowments worth a total of £69m have announced fossil fuel divestment commitments.
Five new reuse hubs have been planted across various housing estates in London that will collect, refurbish and redistribute unwanted furniture, as part of a community engagement scheme to tackle the root causes of fly-tipping.
England's arts and culture sector has saved 12,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions and £2.3m in the last two years thanks to an ambitious sustainability programme organized by Arts Council England and green charity Julie's Bicycle and .
A new report has predicted that Scotland will miss its 100% renewable electricity target for 2020, unless further investment in onshore and offshore wind is supported.
The UK has been downgraded in the fifth annual World Energy Trilemma Index, due to the rising cost of its domestic energy.
Renewable energy accounted for almost half of all new power plants in 2014, representing a "clear sign that an energy transition is underway", according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).
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