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Academics discuss future of the electric car industry
(Sat 15/05)
The green revolution for cars is just around the corner, according to a gathering of international academics.

Strategies for increasing carbon stored in forests and wood
(Thu 13/05)
While the US and other world leaders consider options for offsetting carbon emissions, it is important to take into account the role forests play in the global carbon cycle, say scientists.

US Climate Bill “breaks the mould” of CO2 climate policy
(Wed 12/05)
The Senate climate bill unveiled today by Senators John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) contains a section entitled “Achieving Fast Mitigation” to address non-CO2 climate forcers, including black carbon s

Consumers feel more attached to recyclable products, study finds
(Mon 10/05)
For a "throw away" society, consumers have a "lot of guilt" about disposing of products that are not recycled, a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) industrial design study has found.

Brazil sits bottom of global league of nations’ green impact
(Wed 05/05)
A new study led by the University of Adelaide's Environment Institute in Australia has ranked most of the world's countries for their environmental impact.

Animal population drops by 30% since 1970 and is still falling
(Mon 03/05)
World leaders have failed to deliver commitments made in 2002 to reduce the global rate of biodiversity loss by 2010, and have instead overseen alarming biodiversity declines.

Tories & Lib Dems promise bolder green energy payment schemes
(Wed 28/04)
The Liberal Democrat and Conservative Parties have made welcome election pledges to boost support for local green electricity schemes and encourage households and communities to benefit from them, Friends of the Earth ha

Lib Dems have “most ambitious” green manifesto, says study
(Mon 26/04)
The Liberal Democrats have the most ambitious green manifesto policies of the three main parties - but all parties must make climate a bigger election issue, an assessment by Friends of the Earth of the main political pa

Builders need to do more to promote energy-efficient housing
(Sat 24/04)
New EU-funded research from Finland has indicated that poor communication between producers of energy-efficient housing technologies and potential house-buyers is a major barrier to sustainable housing.

Satellite snaps Iceland volcano's ash sweeping across Europe
(Sun 18/04)
NASA's Terra satellite has captured another image of Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano ash cloud, now moving into Germany.

Satellite pic reveals extent of ash cloud that's shut down UK airspace
(Thu 15/04)
This amazing satellite picture reveals the volcanic ash plume as it stretches from Iceland across the north of the UK and to northern Europe.

Direct marketing industry hits UK recycling goals
(Mon 05/04)
The direct marketing industry met the 2009 recycling target agreed by the Government and the Direct Marketing Association (DMA) (UK) and is even ahead of the goal for 2013, a new report has confirmed.

Gulf states face crippling shortage of resources, report claims
(Tue 30/03)
The regional economic slowdown has temporarily reduced the risk of power cuts and water shortages, but the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states need to move fast to improve the management of power, water and food resour

Forum finds unique political unity on green agenda
(Mon 29/03)
The UK's spending plans on renewable energy and the modernising of the nation's energy infrastructure has created a unique common ground between all three major parties, according to the European Future Energy Forum.

At-a-glance: Low carbon details of today's UK Budget
(Wed 24/03)
Investment in low carbon technologies was at the heart of the Budget delivered by the Chancellor today.











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