The Gulf Stream that helps to keep Britain from freezing over in winter is slowing down faster now than at any time in the past millennium according to a study suggesting that major changes are taking place to the ocean currents of the North...
As the UN Climate Summit gets underway, a panel of experts explain how to transition to clean energy, writes Rachel Banning-Lover (RT @IRENA: Director Dolf Gielen on new power: "A new coal plant today will lock in emissions for 40 to 50 years."
Five hundred years ago, the English village of Doddershall was destroyed when Thomas Pigott, the rags to riches Lord of the Manor, evicted the tenants, pulled down their houses and turned the land over to sheep farming. The locals "went tearfully away and were brought to idleness, ending their lives in extreme poverty", as Cardinal Wolsey noted. Now, present day locals are wrought up as the remains of the village in Buckinghamshire could be completely lost with the construction of the HS2 railway line.
Economic Times Global renewable energy jobs up 14 per cent to 6.5 million last year: IRENA Economic Times "With 6.5 million people directly or indirectly employed in renewable energy, the sector is proving that it is no longer a niche, it has...
Being more pro-active when it comes to environmental protection doesn’t mean that UK businesses need to return to the dark ages, and it also doesn’t mean you need to spend more money on newer processes. In fact, protecting the environment could end up saving your business a lot of money in the long run.
Australia’s government has unveiled a 35-year plan it says will protect the Great Barrier Reef and avoid having one of its top tourist attractions placed on the United Nations’ list of endangered heritage sites.
A new report shows greenhouse gas production has stalled while economic growth continues. Despite the stereotype of climate change instransigence by business, it is the power of capitalism that's coming to the rescue, Don Pittis writes.
The concept of sustainability has been gaining increasing significance across the world. IHS' Jane Okun Bomba talks to DW about the progress made in this area by Asian countries so far and the factors behind it.
Ecodriving is an initiative stemming from bipartisan efforts to encourage environmentally friendly driving, according to Advance Auto Parts. As EcoDrive.org points out, ecodriving refers to driving smarter and using fuel more efficiently.
On the 27 November 2013 there was a partial loss of power to some facilities on the Sellafield nuclear licensed site in Cumbria due to an on-site electrical distribution fault. As a consequence the ventilation system shut down in the Waste Vitrification Plant (WVP) Line 3 facility and radioactive material was released from in-cell areas to the plant working areas.This event was investigated by ONR and the Environment Agency and although no member of staff was contaminated or radioactive material released to the environment it was considered by both regulators that enforcement action was necessary.
Ubergizmo SunOyster Outdoes Commercial Rooftop Solar Panel Performance Ubergizmo SunOyster Outdoes Commercial Rooftop Solar Panel Performance Going green seems to be the big theme these days, and we all want to do our part by driving hybrid...
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