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Ahead of the European Union (EU) referendum date later this week, new figures have revealed that total EU greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions have plummeted to record lows, with the UK accounting for a significant proportion of the overall reductions.
EXCLUSIVE: The legislation established as part of the European Union's nascent Circular Economy Package will still shape how a post-Brexit Britain develops new resource-efficient products and closed-loop business models, regardless of whether we stay in the single market or not.
London's South Bank Tower is expected to save around 11,850 kg of C02 after a 100-panel, 26 kilowatt-peak (kWp) solar PV system was installed on the roof of the newly-developed skyscraper.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) has launched a unique collaborative initiative designed to generate renewable electricity from solar panels installed on the retailer's stores.
Food manufacturer Kellogg's has unveiled new reductions across key operational footprints that the "business depends on", as the company drives towards its new science-based sustainability targets.
The European Union's plans to reform its broken carbon market have been thrown into turmoil after the British lead MEP on the bill to revise the Emissions Trading System resigned after the UK voted to leave the bloc.
The Herald and Times Group has discovered a new revenue stream worth up to £250,000 after becoming the first newspaper group to sign up to Edinburgh-based aggregator Flexitricity's demand response initiative.
In or Out? By the early hours of Friday morning, Britain will finally have an answer to the ongoing Hokey-Cokey dilemma on whether or not we will remain in the European Union (EU).
Japanese carmaker and leading electric vehicle (EV) producer Nissan has completed the installation of a 4.75MW solar farm in Sunderland - its biggest manufacturing plant in Europe - which along with other renewable sources will generate enough power to build more than 31,000 cars every year.
German discount retailer Lidl has today (21 June) announced a commitment to the National Farmers' Union (NFU) Fruit and Vegetable Pledge, underlining the importance of maintaining long-term, sustainable relationships with its British farmers and suppliers.
One of the world's largest soft-drink bottlers, Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE), has set ambitious new targets for waste and emissions today, claiming that climate change is one of the most significant risks to its business.
The UK and other EU countries should extend green subsidies, such as the Contracts for Difference scheme, to carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology, an influential think-tank has claimed.
A sector-wide plan to meet the UK Government's proposed target of 57% plastic packaging recycling by 2017, was launched yesterday.
More than £10bn will need to be invested in low-carbon transport if the UK is to meet its carbon emission reduction targets by 2050.
The world's largest toymaker is to build a new Sustainable Materials Centre in its search for more environmentally-friendly materials to be used in its products and packaging.
Global emissions from energy use could peak within the next five years if Governments spend an extra $130bn on renewable energy, improve energy efficiency and ban new coal-fired power plants.
Entry has now opened for one of the most prestigious awards schemes in the UK sustainability sector - the edie Sustainability Leaders Awards.
Ambitious climate action from the world's largest corporations could save 630m tonnes of CO2e in 2020, according to new report from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).
New Energy Secretary Amber Rudd has praised the Tory Government's support for oil and gas set out in the Queen's Speech, insisting the fossil fuels must continue to play an essential part of the UK's energy mix over the coming decades.
A UK metalwork manufacturer expects to save £170,000 on its energy bills after installing a 28.5kWp solar PV array on the roof of its Leicestershire factory.
A pioneering energy partnership between the UK and Norway, which aims to secure affordable and sustainable long term energy supplies for the two countries, has been unveiled.
Ireland's environment minister Phil Hogan has allocated €337,000 to the Environment Partnership Fund 2012.
Building products firm Wolseley UK's Leamington Spa site is now zero waste to landfill after a number of its operating facilities reached ambitious waste targets.
A $20m sustainability strategy has been developed by FIFA for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, seeking not only to mitigate the negative environmental impact of the event but to also maximise its positive effects.
Energy recovery facilities are not being run efficiently enough and must utilise their heat potential to maximise carbon savings, a leading technology provider has claimed.
Local authorities do not have the money to invest in recycling despite securing more lucrative waste contracts off the back of increased material prices.
Coca-Cola has pledged to commit $3.5m to help accelerate the development of sustainable water access in drought-hit parts of Africa.
Chaired by Environment Agency chairman Lord Smith, the judging panel for this year's Sustainability Leaders Awards is made up of genuine leaders in the field from across a spectrum of disciplines and experience.
Motor giant Ford is seeking to enter into strategic partnerships with waste management firms as part of its zero waste drive.
Energy giant E.ON has received a bid worth more than 800 million euros (£642m) for its energy-from-waste business division, according to Reuters.
A US Federal Court has denied appeals by the US Environmental Protection Agency and industry to overturn the same court's December, 2006 ruling that struck down the agency's rule attempting to weaken protections against harmful smog-forming pollution.
The taps were turned back on for more than 2 million people in an eastern Chinese city, after a local lake was clogged up by a foul-smelling blue-green algae affecting water supply.
A tool measuring performance towards 'waste neutrality' in construction has been launched by WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme).
An American refinery has been fined $1 million for threatening groundwater supplies by dumping polluted water into wells.
Classifying a host of waste products as raw materials could break down the administrative barriers that currently make them difficult to reuse.
Controversy over Government-approved plans for a Thames Water desalination plant flared this week as London Mayor Ken Livingstone continues to declare his opposition to the initiative despite the operator's commitment to powering the facility with renewable energy.
Exporting mercury from the European Union will be banned from 2011, the EU governments agreed yesterday.
Water mains could be a new source of new energy, if a new technology developed in the UK is successful.
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The Environment Agency has been asked by Government to become more directly involved in plans to protect coastal areas from flooding and erosion.