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2014, the year...UK green politics got interesting

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In the first part of a new series, BusinessGreen looks at the green business stories that defined 2014

22 Dec 2014

Need to talk to a climate denier? Here’s how

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Discussing climate change is a challenge. Columbia University and ecoAmerica offer 10 tips for effectively getting your point across

19 Dec 2014

RWE: British wind power market is 'stagnating'

RWE Taff Ely Wind Farm north of Bridgend in South Wales

Energy giant slams height restrictions and Eric Pickles' 'political intervention' in planning system

12 Dec 2014

Crown Estate brings environmental stewardship to London's West End

EXCLUSIVE: Crown Estate to roll out multi-million pound stewardship initiative across entire portfolio

10 Dec 2014

Corporate titans join 'better growth' campaign

Aldersgate Group urges business to aim for 'maximum wellbeing for minimum planetary input', rather than focus solely on economic growth

09 Dec 2014

Npower boss says energy firms deserve to face fines for missing efficiency targets

Energy giant reveals plan to undertake energy efficiency upgrades for empty homes in a bid to demonstrate such projects should be eligible for ECO support

08 Dec 2014

Are our cities about to get a lot smarter (and greener)?

New report suggests smart city technologies capable of slashing greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution could be on the cusp of a major breakthrough

05 Dec 2014

Autumn Statement 2014: The green business wishlist

Leading figures in the green economy outline what path the Chancellor should take in today's economic update

03 Dec 2014

 Video Video: Fruit 4 London take on the e-NV200 £2 challenge

Delivery firm discovers the benefits of going electric in Nissan's 100 per cent electric van. Find out how your business could also benefit

28 Nov 2014

How richer data could unlock greener cities

EU-backed Re-Green initiative concludes the success of green city programmes rests on the quality of the environmental data that is available

27 Nov 2014

Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell - Has hydrogen's time finally come?

The first 1,000 production run of the zero emissions SUV is being targeted at businesses, but the technology could make a bigger splash

24 Nov 2014

How DHL is delivering a low carbon Formula E championship

Logistics giant partners F1 but faces a new challenge in lowering emissions of the all-electric motorsport series

21 Nov 2014

Green Alliance reveals plan to give environmental power to the people

Leading green think tank celebrates 35th anniversary with a new strategy designed to 'put the public back in public policy'

21 Nov 2014

WRAP reveals plan to wrestle with daunting eWaste challenge

New ESAP initiative to kick off with in-depth exploration of the complex waste challenges faced by the electronics industry

19 Nov 2014

Mondelēz International brews up sustainable coffee ambition

Coffee Made Happy programme aims to help secure a sustainable future for one million coffee farmers

17 Nov 2014

The world's 10 biggest tidal power projects

BusinessGreen runs down the most promising developments for the world's emerging tidal power industry

07 Nov 2014

Tax pollution not income to boost EU economy, say NGOs

New organisation Green Budget Europe established to push the case for rebalancing EU fiscal policy

06 Nov 2014

Tony Juniper shines light on APP’s forest conservation policy

Environmental campaigner and sustainability advisor Tony Juniper takes a closer look at the multinational's decision to end deforestation

03 Nov 2014

 Video Video: Ergro takes on the Nissan e-NV200 £2 challenge

A leading building and services engineering group is the latest UK business to put the groundbreaking e-NV200 through its paces

31 Oct 2014

Row ignites over BPVA Powering Knowledge solar schools campaign

Friends of the Earth rejects claim it is 'working closely' with controversial trade association, as row sparks host of questions over schools-focused lead generation initiative

31 Oct 2014

How energy storage can change the power dynamic

Stationary battery storage is emerging as ‘phenomenal opportunity’ and a fundamental challenge

31 Oct 2014

Alevo exits stealth mode to charge up energy storage market

After 10 years development and $1bn raised, US start-up is to start producing non-flammable, long life batteries that cut grid emissions and boost green energy

28 Oct 2014

How can sport up its game on sustainability?

Billions of fans around the globe offer huge potential for delivering environmental messages - so why are so many clubs missing an open goal?

24 Oct 2014

Electric cars scheme aims to spark a revolution in Yorkshire

Inmotion initiative backed by npower attempts to show businesses the financial and environmental benefits of electrifying their fleets

20 Oct 2014

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