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Take two bottles into the shower? No, I'll take a tree

17 Oct 2014 Why don't all shampoo bottles turn into shrubberies, ponders the Sceptic Tank

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Paterson's rant at the Climate Change Act will fail to win business (or public) support

16 Oct 2014 As the former Environment Secretary attacks the UK's climate strategy it is important to remember that it remains a howl from the margins of British politics

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Step up to renewable smartphone power

16 Oct 2014 Phone users could charge up their batteries just by walking around

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Owen Paterson: The Kevin Pietersen of climate politics

13 Oct 2014 The former environment secretary and sacked cricketer may not appear to have much in common, but look a little closer

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Manchester United's latest Spanish signing could be its most important yet

03 Oct 2014 England's most popular mid-table team enlists Abengoa as its first Official Sustainable Technology Partner

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Did Cameron forget the 'green bit'?

01 Oct 2014 The Prime Minister glossed over environmental issues in a speech that was designed to focus on traditional Tory strengths, but where does that leave the Conservative's confusing climate policies

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Organic cotton demand could result in shortage

01 Oct 2014 With many farmers yet to go organic, demand may soon exceed supply

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The potentially lucrative business of eco-fashion

30 Sep 2014 Green is rapidly becoming the new black as industry attitudes change

David Cameron speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit September 2014

Who speaks for the Conservative Party on climate change?

29 Sep 2014 The Prime Minister reckons climate change is a grave threat, but the Chancellor does not think it worthy of mention - where does this leave Tory environmental policy?

Peoples climate march New York 22 September 2014

Four reasons why the UN Climate Summit was a success

24 Sep 2014 The direction of travel in favour of bold climate action has never been clearer - the savviest businesses and investors are taking note

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Could the New York Summit consign corporate dinosaurs to history?

18 Sep 2014 The myth that businesses automatically oppose climate action has never looked more tired, and the corporate desire for decarbonisation must be recognised

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New Climate Economy report: Do you want an iPad or a typewriter?

16 Sep 2014 The landmark report makes it clear that delivering decarbonisation is all about choices. Political and business leaders need to ask what kind of future they want to invest in

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Are consumers becoming more aware of environmentally sound business?

09 Sep 2014 Hannah Coles of E4 Environment explains how third party accreditation can help your business avoid the 'greenwash' trap

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How Meat Free Monday became Meat Free Many Days

08 Sep 2014 Against all my expectations I have embraced demi-vegetarianism, and the financial, health, and environmental benefits have been remarkable

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Cameron can't insulate himself from blame over green job losses

05 Sep 2014 The insulation industry, the fuel poor, and the planet all deserve better than this energy efficiency policy fiasco

Andre Veneman of AkzoNobel

The Dow Jones Sustainability Index: Why winning isn’t everything

01 Sep 2014 André Veneman of AkzoNobel says achieving a high ranking is less important than the process of continually improving corporate sustainability performance

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How to reverse negative effects on your credit report

26 Aug 2014

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Renewables records reveal how clean energy is starting to light up the world

19 Aug 2014 The renewables revolution is fast gathering pace and we are now just a few pieces of the jigsaw away from an ultra-low emission grid

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Government must tear down community energy barriers

15 Aug 2014 The latest challenges faced by community energy projects can be easily addressed - it is time for Ed Davey to act

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From polls to protests, the shale gas industry is its own worst enemy

14 Aug 2014 Shale gas may have a role to play in a low carbon energy mix, but the industry will never deliver unless it can cut out the PR blunders

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