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The European Union (EU) has been urged to revamp its Emission Trading System (ETS) to allow for free allowances to be given to the industries that need them most, even though it was revealed that struggling Tata Steel has received £700m from the ETS since 2008.
The UK Government will lose out on major economic benefits unless it makes a significant investment in upgrading the nation's electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and upskilling the motor industry, an independent academic report will warn this week.
EXCLUSIVE: Data analysis can be an integral method to ignite energy-conscious behaviour change among staff, with energy management company SSE Enterprise claiming that the Internet of Things (IoT) could revolutionise how companies interact with sustainability number-crunching.
The world's largest privately owned coal producer Peabody Energy Corp has today (13 April) filed for bankruptcy, with organisations lamenting its inability to 'adjust to new energy markets' as a detrimental factor in the decision.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has turned to tech giant Google to implement a high-resolution satellite-based data mapping system which could usher in an "unprecedented level of environmental literacy" for the forestry sector.
Innovative and pioneering technologies - from hybrid commercial vehicles to energy storage, innovative AD solutions to retail refrigeration - will take to the stage next month, after 10 forward-thinking companies made it through to the final of edie's Innovation Zone competition.
Recent claims by the UK Government that it is "leading the push" for greater emissions testing in diesel cars have been branded as "misleading", after a Department for Transport (DfT) investigation revealed that some vehicles are still producing up to 12 times the EU maximum limit for road-tested emissions.
Supermarket Aldi UK has become the latest retailer to pledge to source its entire UK range of bananas from either Fairtrade or Rainforest Alliance-certified farms before the end of 2016.
The EU abandoned or weakened key proposals for new environmental protections after receiving a letter from a top BP executive which warned of an exodus of the oil industry from Europe if the proposals went ahead.
It is both unethical and untenable for universities around the world to continue to invest in fossil fuel companies whose plans to prospect for more oil, coal and gas endanger future global prosperity, according to an influential group of academics.
Labour has today (20 April) launched a 'green manifesto' outlining a wealth of agenda on environmental issues ahead of the General Election next month.
Scientists from Virginia Tech University have found a cheap, efficient way to produce hydrogen fuel using corn waste which could revolutionise law-carbon transport.
Businesses are being encouraged to switch their company vehicle fleets from diesel engines to petrol hybrids in a new initiative launched by Toyota & Lexus Fleet Services this month.
The biomass boom is sweeping into the world of golf with two UK clubs investing in wood pellet boiler systems to reduce energy costs and enhance their sustainability credentials.
Sustainability-minded brands are failing to capitalise on the consumer-goodwill that a green approach to business can generate.
The Scottish and UK Governments have announced a £4.2m investment in industrial research and feasibility studies for a 570MW Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) plant in Scotland.
As many as 60% of UK consumers would consider installing solar panels for the first time in the next five years.
Spanish ferry operator Balearia has signed up to AkzoNobel's landmark program which financially incentivises ship owners to reduce carbon emissions by earning carbon credits.
What were the biggest stories for sustainability professionals in March? Find out in our round-up which takes a look-back at the month in pictures.
UK energy professionals receive a "significantly" higher average salary than workers in other industries a new survey has revealed.
The UK Government has pledged to double the number of people it intends to reach worldwide with safe water, sanitation and hygiene education by 2015.
The British public are generally supportive of wind power and most find the appearance of wind farms on the landscape acceptable - with just a small minority opposing development.
The need to persuade Government not to impose large Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) cuts on the wind power sector, but to keep such action bite-sized, emerged as a major concern during this week's RenewableUK conference in Glasgow.
WRG Waste Services has been fined £10,500 for failing to contain offensive odours emanating from its Greengairs landfill site in North Lanarkshire.
Walmart's zero waste drive generated cost savings of more than $231m for the business last year, but the company admits that improving on this will be a daunting task.
East Cheshire NHS Trust has outsourced all of its waste management to one provider in a bid to double recycling rates.
Nike has joined forces with NASA to launch a global zero waste challenge, seeking "game changing" innovations that could revolutionise how the planet deals with its waste.
A move by government to delay mandatory greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reporting is proving costly and bureaucratic for businesses, an edie poll has revealed.
Wood recyclers have received a boost with the launch of a new standard that guarantees the quality of recovered wood products.
News in Brief
Conflict over water and other resources is likely to increasingly fuel wars as the climate warms, the UN Security Council warned this week as it debated climate-related security threats, despite disagreement from some developing countries.
Water companies must now balance supply and demand on a quarter-century scale, after a law that makes 25-year water resource plans compulsory came into force on April 1st.
Fertiliser run-off from countless farms and gardens is choking the lower reaches of China's biggest river and the authorities appear powerless to stop it.
Cigarette-style warnings should be introduced on flights to alert people to the effect aircraft emissions have on the climate, a think tank has said.
The construction of a Black Sea oil pipeline claimed to significantly reduce the chances of tanker accidents was endorsed by the European Commission on Tuesday.
The water regulator is to fine United Utilities £8.5m for repeatedly breaking trading rules over the 2005-2007 period.
Britain's water policy urgently needs updating to adapt the country to a changing climate, environment minister Ian Pearson has said.
The Aral Sea is recovering faster than expected as the dam built in 2005 continues to bring the desired effects, according to the World Bank, which funded the Kok-Aral dam project.