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How Champneys biomass boilers highlight renewable heat incentive opportunity

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Neil Eckert of Aggregated Micro Power explains how his business is aiming to expand the renewable heat market

01 Oct 2014

Millennial generation: Today's CEOs are blocking green growth

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New report backed by Coca-Cola Enterprises and Cranfield University highlights generational tensions as wide gap opens up in approaches to sustainability

01 Oct 2014

Study: Wind and solar could cut electricity system costs

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EU-backed project concludes that a more renewables-heavy grid can actually help cut costs by up to six per cent

30 Sep 2014

EU countries to set electric vehicle targets under new green car rules

Alternative fuel directive aims to build critical mass of electric vehicle charging points in bid to boost investor confidence in emerging sector

30 Sep 2014

WWF Living Planet Index: What businesses need to know

The key stats from today's bellwether report for companies planning a more sustainable strategy

30 Sep 2014

WWF: Plummeting wildlife numbers demands urgent action

Conservationists say landmark WWF report identifying species populations have declined 52 per cent since 1970 is 'call to arms'

30 Sep 2014

Solar could be world's largest power source by 2050, IEA says

International Energy Agency says solar has potential to provide more than a quarter of global electricity with right policy framework

29 Sep 2014

Is the EU's carbon market safe from fraud?

Four British men were last week jailed for their part in a multi-million euro carbon allowance crime ring, but do the same security risks remain?

29 Sep 2014

Three big revelations from Unilever's TED talks

An in-depth look at the thinking behind the consumer products giant's ten year sustainability plan

26 Sep 2014

UN climate chief: New York Summit is 'clearly not enough'

Christiana Figueres backs scathing critique by Graça Machel who accused world leaders of failing to grasp the full challenge of climate change

26 Sep 2014

Is the Green Deal Finance Company really on the brink of collapse?

EXCLUSIVE: Industry sources slam government's handling of Green Deal, as leaked letter reveals finance company may face liquidation

25 Sep 2014

The cost of keeping the lights on

Trewin Restorick argues it is time to end our Heath Robinson approach to matching energy supply and demand

25 Sep 2014

Solar's multi-billion pound potential stalled by 'unreliable' policy, industry warns

Trade body says sector can reach 60GW and power 18 million homes, but needs subsidies to help it achieve further cost reductions

25 Sep 2014

New York Climate Summit - what was announced?

From city mayors to Rockefellers - BusinessGreen runs down the key green commitments from this week's conference

24 Sep 2014

CDP: Greener companies are more profitable

Non-profit's latest report finds S&P 500 businesses taking steps to prepare for climate change are outperforming their peers

24 Sep 2014

Do greener buildings mean more productive employees?

New industry report finds 'overwhelming evidence' linking office design with staff health and productivity

24 Sep 2014

Ed Miliband 'Green Speech' - the reaction

"With a pledge to tackle high energy bills and a commitment to boost the low carbon sector by creating one million green jobs, Labour is hitting the right notes on the green economy"

23 Sep 2014

Cameron and Obama at the UN Climate Change Summit - Live blog

As 125 world leaders descend on the United Nations headquarters in New York, BusinessGreen keeps you up to date with the key events

23 Sep 2014

Ed Miliband's 'Green Speech' - Live blog

BusinessGreen reports on the Labour leader's conference speech, as it happens

23 Sep 2014

Governments and corporates back call to put a price on carbon emissions

China, UK and Germany sign World Bank declaration calling for polluters to pay for costs of climate change

23 Sep 2014

From air pollution crisis to ending badger culls, Labour to promise environmental action

Labour's shadow energy and environment teams will today announce new measures to improve air quality and tackle fuel poverty

23 Sep 2014

Labour energy efficiency strategy - at a glance

Free home energy reports, interest-free loans, and upgrades for fuel poor households to form centrepiece of Labour energy strategy

22 Sep 2014

King Coal's reign crumbling as demand falters, Carbon Tracker warns

New report finds falling prices, low demand, and environmental legislation could see $112bn-worth of future projects rendered uneconomic

22 Sep 2014

New York Climate March: In pictures

More than 300,000 people demonstrated in New York on Sunday, calling for tough action on climate change, with thousands more marching in cities around the world

22 Sep 2014

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