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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.
Marcus Gover will replace Liz Goodwin as the new chief executive of the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), the charity has announced today (13 June).
An overwhelming majority of global companies using the highest volume of cotton internationally have "failed to deliver" on sourcing sustainably, with industry experts calling on companies "serious about sustainability" to source 100% more sustainable cotton by 2020.
Former President of Mexico and chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate Felipe Calderón has called for a universal carbon pricing mechanism to promote private investment in low-carbon technologies and "get the job done" following the Paris Agreement.
On the same day that Ministers accepted the proposals of the ambitious Fifth Carbon Budget, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has called for stronger Government action in the areas of heating, transport and low-carbon generation in its latest progress report.
The global rise in green buildings is providing proof that cites shouldn't be "trapped and weighed down by aging infrastructure", with a new whitepaper suggesting that London should mirror Paris's strategies in order to become the global leader on green buildings.
All of the world's buildings will be 'net zero' emissions by 2050, under a bold, pioneering plan unveiled today (28 June) by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC).
The chief sustainability officer of the world's biggest furniture retailer has called on global governments to galvanise the low-carbon movement, primarily through carbon pricing, to enable companies to unlock the "tremendous" business opportunities that lie ahead.
BREAKING: The UK Government has provided a much-needed confidence boost for the green economy by approving the Fifth Carbon Budget, taking heed of ambitious proposals from MPs to limit the annual emissions to 57% below 1990 levels by the year 2032.
As the rain falls and the gates open at Worthy Farm for this year's Glastonbury festival, edie rounds up the green initiatives being introduced to ensure that, even if the fields don't remain green, the festival certainly will.
A London-based paper cup recycling initiative that helps retailers and hospitality businesses close the loop on disposable coffee cups is expanding to recover additional waste materials and launching a roadmap to develop new local infrastructure.
London's only operating zero-emissions capable black cab, the Metrocab, is going into volume production in Coventry next year.
The 'frequent upgrades' business model for mobile phones is not fit for purpose if the industry is to deliver the transformational change needed to create a sustainable future, according to new research from the University of Surrey.
A £200m tidal energy project in Lancashire is going ahead after the developers obtained rights to use the land.
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.
Twenty new countries set renewable energy targets in 2014, meaning that 164 countries around the globe now have some form of commitment or support for clean energy.
The global transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy and energy efficiency will be a net creator of jobs, a new UN report has claimed.
Another year of strong progress on its Plan A sustainability programme has seen Marks & Spencer (M&S) achieve almost half of its social and environmental commitments ahead of schedule, with just a handful missed or delivered late.
The 2015 edition of World Environment Day is surrounded, fittingly, by a maelstrom of debate around climate change.
A circular economy in Scotland would reduce carbon emissions by up to 11 million tonnes a year without sacrificing the nation's financial prosperity, a new report from Zero Waste Scotland has found.
High street fashion chain New Look is set to install energy efficient LED lighting in 600 stores across the UK as it looks to reduce energy consumption and cut costs.
Local authorities do not have the money to invest in recycling despite securing more lucrative waste contracts off the back of increased material prices.
Strong consultation involvement with the local community is being
heralded as a major success point in the granting of approval this week for a 40MW biomass plant in the East of England.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has marked Energy Day at Rio+20 by issuing three new commitments to action in support of his Sustainable Energy for All Initiative.
Thames Water, Anglian Water and Southern Water have announced today that the hosepipe bans, which came into force on April 5, will be lifted tomorrow.
The Environment Agency (EA) has issued a number of flash flood warnings for the south east as torrential rainfall continues to cause surface water flooding.
Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, and Environment Secretary, Caroline Spelman, say the Rio+20 draft agreement is broadly positive but that they would have liked it to be stronger and to go further, others fail to see the positive angle...
A group of major global hospitality companies have joined forces to launch a new tool to help measure and report on their carbon emissions.
Walney Wind Farm, claimed to be the world's largest operational offshore wind farm with 102 turbines, is now in full working order, it was announced today by SSE, one of the companies behind the development.
UK Energy Minister Charles Hendry has welcomed the progress made today at the Energy Council meeting in Luxembourg where 26 Member States reached agreement on the 2050 Energy Roadmap.
Waste operators have hit back at the "media tirade" against fortnightly rubbish collections saying the system can work.
A furniture installation made of recycled furniture went on the show this week as part of a campaign to boost furniture reuse in London.
Britons want the government to do more to combat climate change but are not doing enough themselves, a new poll reveals.
Planned information packs to help home buyers easily assess the energy efficiency of a potential property have met with a mixed response among the public, despite the fact that most people say the cost of utility bills is a consideration when choosing a house.
As one of the UK's largest carbon emitters and an organisation which will have to deal first hand with the health impacts of intense weather and natural disasters, the NHS is in an unenviable position when it comes to climate change.
A former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency is being criticized over September 11 workers' health and safety from toxic pollutants following the attacks.
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This summer edie.net is launching a series of awards to recognise the good work being done by environmental consultants.
Australia and New Zealand have announced plans to set up carbon trading schemes with the hope of persuading other countries in the region to follow suit.
A beautiful Belgian park has been transformed to play host to an exhibition of some of the environmental inventions and gadgets which could shape our future, as the European Commission prepares for its annual Green Week.