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Apple's Lisa Jackson: ‘We are swinging for the fences’

Apple logo on Palo Alto store

Apple's VP of Environmental Initiatives hopes she has inspired home runs, starting with renewable energy

31 Oct 2014

UK unveils first commercial-scale green hydrogen fuelling station

UK's first commercial-scale green hydrogen refuelling facility opens in Swindon

Consortium launches Swindon facility that boasts first UK hydrogen production and refuelling site to be powered by the sun

31 Oct 2014

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

Plant scientists urge Europe to stop blocking GM trials on ‘political’ grounds

Organiser of open letter says: 'Politicians that choose to ignore this message cannot in future say they take science seriously'

30 Oct 2014

10:10 renews call for a dose of climate optimism

ComRes poll suggests people more likely to back climate action if they are better informed about the clean technologies that can deliver decarbonisation

29 Oct 2014

InterContinental Hotels bed in new environmental programme

IHG to roll out Green Engage scheme across all 4,700 hotels

29 Oct 2014

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

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

28 Oct 2014

National Grid: 'The country has the ability to meet its energy needs in a cold winter'

National Grid again seeks to downplay blackout fears, but admits electricity supply margins have tightened

28 Oct 2014

Green Investment Bank toasts latest green whisky distillery project

Royal Brackla Distillery in Nairn becomes latest site to benefit from GIB-backed biomass boiler investment

28 Oct 2014

M&S recyclable PaperTies to replace plastic and wire clips

Packaging innovation for toys is easier to open and can be put in kerbside paper recycling bins, retailer says

27 Oct 2014

Ecotricity dips its toe into marine energy with innovative Searaser device

Prototype of company's British-designed Searaser device set to be tested offshore next year

27 Oct 2014

RB hits zero waste to landfill mark in Europe and North America

Over 60 per cent of health and hygiene company's factories across the globe now achieving zero manufacturing waste to landfill

27 Oct 2014

Halloween horror of pumpkin waste 'must be slayed'

Research suggests 18,000 tonnes of pumpkin waste is dumped in landfill after the candles have burned out

27 Oct 2014

New York pursues microgrids for widespread resiliency

Reinventing the state grid, the NYPA focuses on seven projects to keep hospitals open, prisons secure and other critical functions working during outages

24 Oct 2014

Businesses and charities unite to launch The Big Energy Vision

New nationwide campaign aims to highlight how energy-saving green technologies mean households can ‘use less, waste less and pay less'

23 Oct 2014

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