The number of people employed by the government to work on the UK's adaptation to the effects of climate change has been cut from 38 officials to only six, in a sign of how the response to global warming has been rapidly downgraded within Whitehall under the Coalition.
The recession and a slump in construction sent profits falling at leading sustainable waste management company Shanks Group Plc, years end results show.
A survey of thousands of peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals has found 97.1 per cent agreed that climate change is caused by human activity.
Two young British entrepreneurs who have designed a diesel-electric hybrid engine that can be retrofitted to double-decker buses have been crowned winners of the coveted Shell Springboard Award.
India’s culture of jugaad, or frugal innovation, has helped produce a wide range of sustainable breakthroughs. Are there lessons there for the rest of the world? Ian Thornton meets the innovators.
Fisheries Ministers from across Europe came to an agreement on a sweeping reform of fisheries policies early on Wednesday morning, but fell short of the most ambitious changes that green campaigners had demanded.
The Government has issued a stiff warning to any Green Deal participants found to be acting fraudulently following reports that cold callers are posing as Green Deal assessors and charging administration fees.
Government plans to introduce a capacity cap on new biomass developments to limit public spending is "flawed" and will lead to "a rush" of projects seeking to meet it, the industry said today.
The chief of the UK's £3bn green investment bank is preparing to move the bank to borrowing and raising debt, in order to vastly expand its scope in bringing forward renewable energy and other environmental projects across the country.
As many as 30 UK firms are to share millions of pounds of funding in a major Government programme that aims to accelerate commercialisation of low carbon energy technologies.
Big brands, including M&S, Unilever and Mars, are embracing a new sustainability initiative that aims to make sustainable 'sexy’ to disinterested UK consumers.
The number of UK small businesses exporting low carbon goods and services has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a major new study to be launched today.
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands in the near future as a result of global warming.
Glasgow-based Urban Wind has acquired the Preston-based small wind division of renewable energy firm Myriad CEG.
The CBI today urged Ministers to act urgently to get the Energy Bill onto the statute books or face the danger of the "lights going out and not coming back on".