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Solar Aid urges industry to help fuel African switch to renewables

Solar Aid solar lamp

Charity offers new corporate opportunities to help it eradicate the kerosene lamp from Africa by 2020

17 Apr 2014

How to deal with people who complain about renewable subsidies at parties

Alan Whitehead MP

Alan Whitehead MP offers some sage advice for any green business exec who has ever been harangued about the cost of subsidising clean energy

17 Apr 2014

10 lessons from the green car revolution

Nissan Leaf electric vehicle charging

From stable policies to constant innovation, the auto sector demonstrates that clean technology can deliver decarbonisation

17 Apr 2014

RBS reveals plan to appoint Chief Sustainability Officer

Banking giant publishes latest Sustainability Review, confirming emissions from its operations fell by 6.2 per cent as company stepped up green lending efforts

17 Apr 2014

Are the Big Six set for £250m windfall from ECO reforms?

New insulation industry figures argue the government has underestimated savings energy companies will receive from 'green levy' cuts

17 Apr 2014

Prudential joins investors in backing NextEnergy's solar IPO

NextEnergy confirms it has raised £85.5m, as Macquarie and Forrest offer free solar installations to businesses

16 Apr 2014

Cisco and Amsterdam's plan to make a green city smart

What happens when one of the world’s greener, smarter cities meets the hyper-connected world? We’re about to find out

16 Apr 2014

European Parliament approves green reporting rules for 6,000 firms

Large companies across the EU to face new non-financial reporting regulations, after long-awaited rules are passed by MEPs

16 Apr 2014

James Cameron: Clean tech has to promise an alluring transformation

Climate Change Capital chairman argues that the exciting clean technologies offered by the automotive sector prove green products can be better than the alternatives they replace

16 Apr 2014

Assertive PassivSystems plots expansion plan

With a £12m IPO in the pipeline the UK-based building energy management specialist is preparing to heat up the green home market

16 Apr 2014

Global clean tech investment enjoys encouraging first quarter

Latest figures from Clean Energy Pipeline reveal 14 per cent increase in investment during first three months of the year

15 Apr 2014

Davey downplays fears EU climate strategy is vulnerable to Eurosceptic renaissance

Energy and Climate Secretary confident European elections will not derail 2030 climate package

15 Apr 2014

How retailers can help the UK get more circular - and profit from it

Jonny Hazell of the Green Alliance argues the UK's giant retail sector can be harnessed to drive the formation of a circular economy

15 Apr 2014

Why are the Lib Dems trying to water down energy efficiency regulations?

Local authorities could be forced to ditch their energy saving targets under plans being pushed through Parliament

15 Apr 2014

Ireland-UK wind farm export plans shelved

But government downplays impact on UK's 2020 targets, as Moray Council seeks to create offshore wind hub

15 Apr 2014

Women in solar: does the industry need a skills strategy?

The Solar Trade Association's Leonie Greene urges government to help create a pool of talent, but could industry be doing more too?

15 Apr 2014

Vireol opens new US biofuel plant after struggling for UK finance

Bioethanol producer found EU biofuels wrangle unsettled investors, but still aims to build advanced fuels plant in Grimsby

14 Apr 2014

IPCC: 'High-speed mitigation train needs to leave station soon'

“All of society must be on board” to limit warming to less than 2 degrees, IPCC chief warns

14 Apr 2014

Are China's coal emissions about to plummet?

New Greenpeace report predicts air pollution measures will also help tackle climate change

14 Apr 2014

IPCC report: Mixed policy messages delaying green investments, businesses warn

Businesses line up to call for a global deal on climate change in the wake of landmark scientific report on how to tackle climate change

14 Apr 2014

IPCC climate mitigation report: The reaction

As scientists warn the world will need to drastically slash carbon emissions to keep climate change on a two degree pathway, BusinessGreen rounds up all the latest reaction

13 Apr 2014

IPCC climate mitigation report: At a glance

BusinessGreen outlines the latest findings from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's mitigation report

13 Apr 2014

World has two decade window to stave off 'dangerous' climate change

IPCC report author warns world must act now to ensure infrastructure built now does not lock in global economies to high carbon pathway

11 Apr 2014

Cree sees bright future in LED lighting controls

New SmartCast technology automates setup of daylight harvesting applications and motion sensors

11 Apr 2014

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