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A group of London entrepreneurs who are boosting the capital’s green economy have been recognised for their innovative sustainable solutions by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
2014 is expected to see an even greater number of people taking to their bikes in Britain, spurred on by millions of pounds of investment in infrastructure and the start of 101st Tour de France in England next year.
Just a few yards from the choked M4 motorway, beyond the massive settling tanks and a steaming, 500-tonne mountain of black sewage sludge at Slough treatment works, a modern alchemy is taking place that could potentially keep the world in food for a few more years.
More than twice as many reusable "bags for life" have been purchased from supermarkets in Wales since the introduction of a five pence minimum charge for single-use plastic bags, prompting fears that the heavier duty bags are now being used as "throwaway" items.
The British energy secretary, Ed Davey, has signed the first new nuclear contract with French state-backed utility firm EDF, admitting only a clairvoyant could know the true cost to the taxpayer of the 35-year contract because of the uncertainty of future energy prices.
The water regulator Ofwat plans to block an "unjustified" eight per cent increase in customer bills proposed by Thames Water.
The Scottish Government unveiled a major new resource efficiency plan today, which it believes could create 12,000 green jobs and save the economy £2.9 billion.
Plans for a £25 billion tidal barrage on the Severn River have been rejected by Ministers, who say the proposal does not deliver the benefits claimed.
Construction of Europe’s largest tidal array is to begin in the fast moving waters of the Pentland Firth after the first phase of the giant project received consent from the Scottish Government this week.
Community-owned wind farms on some of Scotland's remotest islands are likely to gain from a new deal to buy their electricity at a higher price, Ed Davey, the energy and climate secretary, has said.
The farm that originally inspired the long-running Radio 4 drama The Archers is to be brought into community ownership in a £1 million bid to preserve sustainable farming and support local, green businesses.
Businesses on an industrial park in London are to be part of the first Cradle to Cradle (C2C) demonstrator of its kind in the UK.
The Conservatives have been given almost £140,000 by a company that last year won a Government grant to help it build a wind turbine part factory.
Central London businesses are turning their roofs into 'edible gardens' to improve the biodiversity of their area and produce their own food for staff and locals.
Small to medium-sized enterprises (SME) in the West Midlands region looking to grow and diversify their businesses in the green economy are being invited to apply for a share of £20 million of new funding.