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Green Investment Bank marks second birthday by passing £5bn milestone

London Array offshore wind turbine

Prime Minister hails bank's work to cut emissions and boost green energy investment, as first energy efficient datacentre project is unveiled

31 Oct 2014

Met Office £97m climate supercomputer 'to save £2bn'

Met Office building

Ministers say investment will make UK a world leader in climate science and enable better protection from extreme weather

28 Oct 2014

Ericsson chief exec touts role of business in climate fight

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg

Hans Vestberg says broadband networks can help reduce 20 per cent of worldwide CO2 emissions and nourish sustainable development

10 Oct 2014

New York State goes big on microgrids

The Empire State is building a new empire of resiliency and renewables

03 Oct 2014

Iconic London phone boxes inspire first 'solarbox'

Traditional phone box on Tottenham Court Road given green makeover, as it is converted into a free solar-powered mobile phone charging point

01 Oct 2014

Google to cut ties with rightwing lobby group over climate change 'lies'

Decision by search giant to sever link with American Legislative Exchange Council will boost UN climate campaign

23 Sep 2014

Tesco software rollout aims to ensure every little energy-saving helps

Retail giant confirms it has inked a three year deal to deploy Elster EnergyICT management software across its estate

18 Sep 2014

Seth Schultz: Why cities need data scientists

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

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

Sustainability software market tipped to top $1bn

Verdantix report predicts that corporate spending on environmental health and safety software to grow 15 per cent a year through to 2018

05 Sep 2014

Will 'smart cities' prove smart enough?

Matthew Farrow of the Environmental Industries Commission reveals how the association is investigating whether green issues are getting a fair hearing in 'smart city' plans

05 Sep 2014

Open Energi: The dynamic way to power up energy savings

BusinessGreen's Innovation of the Year winner is cutting carbon and boosting renewables, while offering companies a no-strings-attached new revenue stream

04 Sep 2014

Green data centre energy warning over inefficient servers and big data strain

The Natural Resources Defense Council offers recommendations to ease data centre energy inefficiency

28 Aug 2014

Updated: Microsoft shuts down ties with anti-renewables lobbying group

IT giant said to have ended links with controversial American Legislative Exchange Council lobby group

20 Aug 2014

Greenpeace launches fresh push for a cleaner cloud

Comedian Reggie Watts stars in series of videos encouraging use of renewable energy to power the internet

20 Aug 2014

How Sheffield Solar is shining a light on PV performance

University-based Microgen Database compares real-world performance with predictions to help make the case for solar in the UK

18 Aug 2014

What can sustainability execs learn from the geeks that have inherited the Earth?

Commercial Group's Simon Graham looks at the future of sustainability at the Board table to see what lessons can be learned from the other relative newcomer, IT.

12 Aug 2014

Microsoft and iFixit launch gadget repair guidance site

Companies want to help people set up repair businesses to save the environment

08 Aug 2014

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