edie feature articles on this day... for March 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in March 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006


March 2015

Jeremy Leggett: It's time to wake up to the fact that the war on carbon is being won

Jeremy Leggett recently stepped down from Solarcentury, to focus on other campaigns in the lead up to the Paris climate talks in December

The green energy entrepreneur, environmental campaigner and founder of Solarcentury says the renewables revolution is gathering pace, and UK businesses are on the front-line.

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The financial case for greening the UK economy

A greener Budget could help drive the UK's transition to a sustainable economy

The environmental group WWF-UK released a report this week urging Chancellor George Osborne to make his final Budget 'the greenest yet'. But what would be the benefits of doing so?

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Getting ahead of the curve on energy investment

Dr Steve Fawkes has been working with sustainability thinktank The Crowd to develop The Curve, a peer-to-peer platform for corporate energy users

Building a better case for ROI on energy efficiency would help accelerate take-up of renewable technologies, but lack of data is a stumbling block. A new digital platform built on peer-to-peer sharing could overcome this, as Maxine Perella finds out.

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· edie explains: Building Information Modelling

· Charted success: Five graphs that show the UK's low-carbon future is in sight

· Sustainable cars: Looking beyond the tailpipe...

· Sustainability scrum: A green guide to the Six Nations in six graphs

· Minding the gap: Developing the skills for a sustainable economy

· Edie explains: Non-domestic smart meters

· Greening the game: The world's most sustainable stadiums



March 2014

Will water scarcity ever challenge carbon emissions as a business priority?

Business priority weighs more on reducing carbon emissions than water consumption

When it comes to exposure and coverage, carbon emissions reign supreme. But is it time water security became the central environmental issue? Leigh Stringer investigates

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Is the 'green lease' achievable or a misconception?

What are the differences, benefits and pitfalls for landlords and tenants trying to get their energy and environmental documentation right? Julian Pyrke explains

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Rise and fall: Why England's recycling rate is stalling

Household recycling rates in England are stalling

Targeted effective communication campaigns can help get recycling rates moving again. Resource Futures chair Philip Ward discusses the current barriers to recycling and how England can overcome them.

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· Budget 2014: Energy investment must prevail

· Budget 2014 response round-up: Who said what

· Why water must be on par with energy and carbon issues

· Kingfisher's Ian Cheshire on shaping the built environment



March 2011

ExxonMobil algae ad banned

A clip from the now banned advert

A TV ad for ExxonMobil featuring a scientist talking about researching algae as a source of biofuel cannot be screened again after a complaint to advertising watchdogs.

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Energy manager focus Bill Dickson

Mr Dickson

Managing the energy footprint of a hospital trust is a role encompassing elements of the work of energy managers from many industries and needs a certain type of person to pull it all together.

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Innovative wetland system gains ground

A technology designed for wetland treatment of landfill leachate can help optimise other wetland sites, say Craig Fannin, associate director, and Paul Danes, senior consultant, with AMEC's UK Earth & Environmental business

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· Good Energy ad banned

· Keeping TEQs on track

· Getting the green light for AD builds

· A greener kind of California dreaming

· Bubbling up for major energy savings

· Getting real with monitoring

· Don't get foiled by material concerns



March 2006

Carlton takes a big bite

Lincolnshire recycling collector augments fleet with Heil rear-ender

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Skip into the future

Truck Specialists go telescopic with three state-of-the-industry skip loaders

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Sound judgement

Most of OnSite's clients - the majority of UK water companies - are now using accoustic doppler flow monitors. And the technology is becoming increasingly popular to measure flow volume at WwTW inlets

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· The impact of AMP4 on supply chains

· Meeting an increasing demand for sewer flow monitoring

· Sita's standards rise as it upgrades fuel depots

· Looking to the land

· How long is long enough?

· The Italian wing of WWF takes on Lombard over bird protection

· Use the video umpire