25 Nov 2014
The World Bank will invest heavily in clean energy and only fund coal projects in "circumstances of extreme need" because climate change will undermine efforts to eliminate extreme poverty, says its president Jim Yong Kim.
24 Nov 2014
i2O Water, the UK cleantech firm that is helping utilities plug the leaks in their water supply networks, says it has secured a further £8 million to expand the business at home and abroad.
20 Nov 2014
Britain will face a disaster if it adopts an "isolationist approach" to the environment, the Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, has warned as he announced the UK is to give £720 million to an international fund to help poor countries cope with climate change.
19 Nov 2014
Households appear to have given up trying to recycle more of their rubbish, official statistics suggest, which show that recycling rates in England have stalled.
17 Nov 2014
Government scientists are investigating whether an outbreak of avian flu on a duck farm in Yorkshire is connected to a highly contagious strain in chickens in the Netherlands, as officials stressed the threat to humans remains extremely low.
14 Nov 2014
An eight-month search by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to find and showcase innovative energy saving solutions invented by UK and international small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has led the bank to trial a simple, radiator heating control device in its buildings.
13 Nov 2014
Europe’s cycling industry now employs more people than mining and quarrying and almost twice as many as the steel industry, according to the first comprehensive study of the jobs created by the sector.
12 Nov 2014
The United States and China have unveiled a secretly negotiated deal to reduce their greenhouse gas output, with China agreeing to cap emissions for the first time and the US committing to deep reductions by 2025.
10 Nov 2014
Bosses at Adnams, the environment-friendly Southwold-based independent brewer, are to forego some of their bonuses in an effort to raise the salaries of the lowest paid workers in the company.
07 Nov 2014
A new multi-million specialist loan fund has secured what is believed to be the biggest commercial lending investment from one of the high street banks for UK charities and social enterprises.