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The universal language of food waste

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WRAP's Dr Richard Swannell explores why governments around the world are starting to wake up to the food waste scandal

15 Sep 2014

PepsiCo backs new tool to predict water risks

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This new scenario modeling system helps planners in Latin America and the Caribbean make more informed infrastructure investments

12 Sep 2014

Seth Schultz: Why cities need data scientists

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The world collects sufficient information to inform meaningful climate change strategies - C40's top data journalist wants to make it more accessible

12 Sep 2014

Kingfisher, IKEA and Tetra Pak to show value of sustainable timber

Research project launched as new figures reveal deforestation in Amazon has risen for first time since 2013

11 Sep 2014

Could metal scarcity undermine clean tech revolution?

New report suggests supplies of crucial metals are secure in the short to medium term, but policy intervention may be required as demand soars

11 Sep 2014

UK sketches out plan for materials science hub

Chancellor welcomes plans for new national research centre, as Manchester Univeristy confirms £60m graphene research hub

11 Sep 2014

Google debuts latest solar investment, as company's carbon intensity keeps falling

IT giant reveals $145m equity commitment to new 82MW solar farm in California, completing its 17th renewable energy investment since 2010

11 Sep 2014

IEA calls on policymakers to deliver "multiple benefits" of energy efficiency

International Energy Agency argues that so-called "hidden fuel" can boost economy, tackle poverty, and address climate risks

10 Sep 2014

MPs shine spotlight on smart meter cost concerns

Public Accounts Committee voices fears over cost of smart meter deployment, but DECC insists strategy will deliver over £6bn iof net benefits to the economy

10 Sep 2014

Coca-Cola and Tesco to re-use successful recycling campaign

Coca-Cola, Tesco, and Nestlé all launch new recycling initiatives

09 Sep 2014

Is the circular economy concept finally coming of age?

Green Alliance's Jonny Hazell outlines how a flurry of new policy proposals suggests that resource efficiency is beginning to gain much needed traction in boardrooms

09 Sep 2014

The climate outlook is bleak, but there are glimmers of hope

It's like groundhog day only worse, with the sixth year of the PwC Low Carbon Economy Index, but there are small signs of change

09 Sep 2014

Labour MP warns rental energy efficiency regulation loophole threatens to leave tenants in the cold

Alan Whitehead calls on government to require all rented property to meet proposed energy efficiency standards

08 Sep 2014

PwC: UK green economy efforts are starting to deliver, but climate crisis still looms

Major new study warns world remains on track for 4C warming this century, despite some encouraging progress from renewables industry

08 Sep 2014

Rented homes and energy efficiency: A sad tale of intention and action

Labour's Alan Whitehead warns rules to improve the efficiency of rented accomodation include a worrying loophole that will leave many tenants living in cold and draughty homes

08 Sep 2014

How 'clean tech 2.0' could reshape the global economy

But Climate-KIC report says greater collaboration and 'co-opetition' is needed to help green start-ups reach their potential

08 Sep 2014

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

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

05 Sep 2014

Tesla's battery Gigafactory lands in Nevada

Work on plant set to build batteries for 500,000 electric cars already underway outside Reno

05 Sep 2014

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