edie Explains: Building energy management systems (BEMS)
In the latest in the edie Explains series, we look at building energy management systems (BEMS), exploring what they are, what they do and what the business benefit is.
Sadiq Khan doubles investment in clean air policies
The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has stepped up his commitment to tackling the capital's deadly air pollution levels by doubling the investment in air quality improvements over the next five years.
London: fatal lung conditions 'more likely' in deprived boroughs
People living in some of London's most deprived areas have up to twice as much chance of dying from life-threatening lung conditions - from cancer to asthma - as those in the richest areas, new research has shown.
Boris Johnson 'held back' negative findings of air pollution report
The author of a report on how London's illegal air pollution disproportionately affects deprived schools has said City Hall under Boris Johnson held back the study's negative findings, while publicising the positive ones.
QUIZ: London mayoral election - who said what on the environment?
Was it Sadiq or Zac? Caroline or Sian? Find out which London mayoral candidate said what on the capital's energy and environment in edie's flip cards quiz ahead of Thursday's election.
London mayoral election: The green policy showdown
With the race to enter City Hall drawing to a conclusion on Thursday (5 May), edie rounds up the environmental credentials and ambitions of the five main candidates bidding to be the next Mayor of London.
Caroline Lucas: Brexit is a frightening prospect for Britain's environment
EXCLUSIVE: Energy policies would be rolled back, demand for environmental experts would drop and Britain's voice on international climate change negotiations would be lost if the nation votes to leave the EU in the upcoming referendum, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas has said.
Europe's major cities (excluding London) call for diesel emissions crackdown
The Mayors of 20 European cities including Madrid, Paris and Copenhagen - but excluding London - have called for more stringent regulations to be put in place across the continent to tackle the deadly levels of air pollution caused by diesel vehicles.
#GreenerLondon: 7 ways the next Mayor can deliver a sustainable capital
The National Trust, WWF, RSPB and Greenpeace are among a coalition of the UK's most prominent environmental organisations challenging the next London Mayor to transform the capital into a world-leading sustainable city.
Next London Mayor urged to ignite solar energy revolution
A London-exclusive feed-in tariff (FiT) subsidy scheme and a new solar taskforce are among the new approaches to renewable energy generation that should be taken by the next Mayor of London, a new report from Greenpeace has claimed.
TfL tackles London's air quality crisis with low-emission freight scheme
A new industry-led programme has been launched by Transport for London (TfL), offering increased availability of low-emission vans and lorries in an effort to reduce the emissions of the capital's freight and fleet operators.
London takes just one week to breach annual air pollution limits
London has already breached annual pollution limits just one week into 2016, and only weeks after the government published its plans to clean up the UK's air.
MPs call for diesel cars scrappage scheme to tackle air pollution
The government should consider a scrappage scheme for diesel cars to get polluting vehicles off the streets of England's cities, where they contribute to tens of thousands of premature deaths every year, according to an influential committee of MPs.
Recycling 'just one thing' could spark London's resource revolution
A new behavioural change campaign has been launched to develop Londoners' understanding of what can be recycled, as the capital aims to hit recycling targets set by Mayor Boris Johnson.
Mayor Boris backs 'gentler' cuts to Feed-in Tariff
London Mayor Boris Johnson has called for a gradual reduction of solar subsidies rather than the 'cliff edge' cuts suggested by the Government.
London's waste coffee beans to power 15,000 homes
Fifteen thousand homes across London will be heated by waste coffee beans from local baristas under a new capital-wide scheme to get London to embrace the green economy.
Lammy and Khan commit to divestment if elected as London mayor
Boris Johnson has come under increased pressure to move the capital's finances out of fossil fuels, as Labour party's Sadiq Khan and David Lammy both committed to do so if they are elected as London mayor next May.
London hosts energy efficiency challenge for businesses
The London Mayor's office has launched its second Business Energy Challenge to encourage corporations to step up to meeting city-wide emissions targets.
Sustainability stats: This week in numbers
The past seven days saw the UK's poor air quality hit the headlines, with London's pollution issues causing particular concern for politicians and environmental groups alike.
Air pollution kills almost 9,500 Londoners each year, MEPs call for binding targets
A new report published this week by London Mayor Boris Johnson has revealed the extent of London air pollution-related deaths.
Almost all London boroughs failed EU air pollution limit for toxic NO2 gas
All but two of London's boroughs are exceeding EU limits for a toxic gas linked to respiratory problems, ministers have admitted.
London's 'Walkie Talkie' skyscraper achieves top sustainability rating
One the most recent additions to the London skyline has achieved BREEAM Excellent rating, making it one of the most sustainable buildings in the city.
West End 'green corridor' could ease London's air pollution problem
A coalition of London property owners has announced plans to promote green infrastructure in the capital in the hope of boosting biodiversity and improving air quality for residents.
Sustainability stats: This week in numbers
It has been a remarkable week for renewable energy innovations.
Supermarket food waste campaign gathers pace
Almost 130,000 people have signed a petition calling on the UK government to force supermarkets to give unsold food to charities.
Minicab giant snaps up low-emission rival
Europe's largest minicab firm Addison Lee has ramped up its environmental credentials with the acquisition of London-based eco-friendly car service Climate Cars.