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BusinessGreen frequently publishes articles from the inhouse editorial team as well as leading freelance environmental and business journalists.

If you have queries about any of these articles please contact BusinessGreen editor James Murray at james.s.murray@incisivemedia.com.

Articles by BusinessGreen staff

Liberal Democrat energy and climate change secretary Ed Davey

Davey: 'Green Growth is a necessity, a reality and an opportunity'

Energy and Climate Change Secretary speech to Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme - in full

26 Nov 2014

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Young scientists awarded £33,000 for ethical innovations

Five 'young laureates' win prestigious Rolex Awards of Enterprise

26 Nov 2014

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World's first electric car 'sat-nav' launched in Northern Ireland

Egomap system outlines most efficient journey route, taking charging points - and time to charge up - into account

26 Nov 2014

UK launches drive to accelerate car club membership

Government awards £500,000 to boost car sharing projects it says can cut emissions and congestion

26 Nov 2014

Study: Sky high bills should make tower blocks a priority for energy efficiency

Green Alliance report says refurbishing tower blocks can not only save energy but also create jobs and help tackle anti-social behaviour

26 Nov 2014

Tapping the business barometer

Maf Smith of RenewableUK reveals half of wind and marine energy firms plan to boost their headcount next year, despite growing concerns about policy instability

26 Nov 2014

China carbon market to launch in 2016 following US emissions deal

Market should mature by 2020, officials say, helping China to peak emissions by 2030 in line with landmark deal

25 Nov 2014

Malaysia lines up first commercial-scale advanced biofuels plant

Facility set to form first step towards proposed biotech hub in Sarawak region

25 Nov 2014

Can a Tweetathon change anything?

Hubbub's Trewin Restorick explains how DECC's day-long #backclimateaction Tweetathon aims to engage a mainstream audience

25 Nov 2014

Ofgem ploughs £46m into latest wave of green grid projects

Eight innovation projects to share funding, as look to demonstrate carbon and cost-saving grid technologies

24 Nov 2014

Green Investment Bank backs £110m waste wood to energy project

Widnes power plant expected to save 1.3 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions

24 Nov 2014

How match-making energy champions is helping cut carbon

Chloe Hampson of Fit for the Future and Ashden's Simon Brammer explain how a new initiative is slashing emissions from the UK's historic buildings

24 Nov 2014

Why farms can help shape the energy system of the future

Neil Hughes outlines how National Grid is aiming to help farmers tap into the huge potential of onsite renewables

21 Nov 2014

Nestlé tastes sweet success with on-site green energy plant

Anaerobic digestor set to generate £350,000 of revenue for Rolo and Fruit Pastilles factory

21 Nov 2014

Reports: UK nuclear plans 'threatened' by Areva struggles

French company's projects in Finland and France run into difficulties, raising questions over £25bn Hinkley Point reactors

20 Nov 2014

Amazon announces 'long-term commitment' to become 100 per cent renewables-powered

IT giant quietly reveals it is planning to slash its carbon footprint, following pressure from Greenpeace

20 Nov 2014

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