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The scrapping of Energy Star labels in the EU leaves a vacuum

Wed, 2019-03-20 00:01

EU Commission's decision to scrap Energy Star labels for office equipment without consultation remains controversial with manufacturers, says TechUK's Susanne Baker

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'It wasn't an easy decision': Cumbria council unanimously approves new coal mine

Tue, 2019-03-19 19:39

County council claims potential for new jobs in the short term 'outweighed concerns about climate change and local amenity'

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'Embrace low carbon transition', CCC chief advises business

Tue, 2019-03-19 16:31

Chief executive of Climate Change Committee Chris Stark tells business leaders to 'take the leap' on decarbonisation ahead of net zero report publication

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Car industry bodies slammed for 'disservice' to members over anti-green lobbying

Tue, 2019-03-19 15:07

We Mean Business CEO Nigel Topping said actions of some major car sector bodies go against interests of their members and the low carbon transition

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'Alexa, cut the carbon intensity of my energy use'

Tue, 2019-03-19 14:42

Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa to provide voice activation of smart home services

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England could run short of water within 25 years

Tue, 2019-03-19 08:29

Environment Agency chief calls for use to be cut by a third

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Wales: 'Radical' plan could deliver 100 per cent renewable power by 2035

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:02

Report from the Institute of Welsh Affairs argues that combination of public and private investment could see the country fully decarbonise its electricity system over the next 15 years

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Global Recycling Day: Big brands announce flurry of new recycling initiatives

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:01

Nestle, Veolia, Walkers, PepsiCo, and Terracycle to the fore with announcements to mark Global Recycling Day

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How Brexit is already watering down environmental protections

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:01

Green Alliance's Libby Peake and Ruth Chambers reveal how the sweeping use of statutory instruments to prepare for Brexit has already opened the door for a weakening of environmental standards

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'Transport revolution': DfT eyes green innovation boost with major regulatory review

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:01

Future of Urban Mobility Strategy sets out goal for flexible regulatory framework that can boost innovation in last mile deliveries, e-mobility, and integrated transport

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BEIS urged to embed clean growth and diversity across all Sector Deals

Tue, 2019-03-19 00:01

UK should follow example of Offshore Wind Sector Deal and strike further industry agreements that place onus on delivering green benefits, says BEIS Committee

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RSPO CEO: 'We will not be the silver bullet to stop deforestation'

Mon, 2019-03-18 13:25

The 'double-edged sword' of transparency looms large in Datuk Darrel Webber's job as chief of sustainable palm oil body RSPO - can he deliver progress fast enough to outpace a growing consumer backlash?

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Innogy steps up clean tech investment amid 'turbulent year'

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:59

German energy giant hails investment in cleantech start-ups, but laments challenging year as earnings slip amid 'unusually low' wind levels

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Iceland promise to axe palm oil caused 'unnecessary confusion', says RSPO chief

Mon, 2019-03-18 12:31

But Iceland MD Richard Walker argues RSPO approach is 'failing to prevent deforestation' and accuses industry of 'smear campaign' against the retailer

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BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019: Deadline extended by one week

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:58

In response to popular demand, all entrants have one additional week to submit their entry to the UK's most prestigious green business awards

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Net Zero: EU businesses, investors, and unions back School Strike calls for bolder climate action

Mon, 2019-03-18 11:29

Open letter from leading business groups, investors, and trade unions signals support for wave of 'citizen mobilisations' and urges EU to formalise net zero emission strategy

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Oil major Eni sets out €3bn 'net zero' carbon emissions plan

Mon, 2019-03-18 10:41

Italian oil major to invest in major forestry projects in Africa and scale up renewables capacity, but still plans to increase fossil fuel production

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Green Bank Design Summit: Developing nations join forces to explore green bank plans

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:43

Officials from two dozen countries that are together responsible for 43 per cent of global carbon emissions are to attend a Paris Summit designed to accelerate green finance flows

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Incisive Media unveils new events sustainability strategy

Mon, 2019-03-18 09:07

Publisher of BusinessGreen to work towards International Standard ISO 20121 for all its events

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Food chain Leon teams up with Veolia for deposit return scheme recycling pilot

Mon, 2019-03-18 07:56

Restaurant chain serves up reverse recycling machine to boost plastic bottle and aluminium cans with help from Veolia

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