Features

Success for solar panel business

An entrepreneur is on target for a £5m turnover just over a year after starting his green business.  »

The CRC league will really matter

CRC league table position could affect company reputation, says a report from E.ON and Imperial College London.  »

Clayworks

Clayworks are a specialist in natural materials, new build and restoration. The services division of Clayworks (known as ‘Cob in Cornwall’ until 2010) restores traditional buildings and builds new ones, using clay-based materials, traditionally known as ‘cob’.  »

CRC in the balance?

Government cuts will impact those organisations that have signed up to CRC, says the British Standards Institute.  »

DECC damages efforts to address climate change

There is an argument that ignoring the voluntary offset market, the politicians are missing a trick  »

Carbon Trust sets out how businesses can cut energy bills

The new Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) came into force this month. The Carbon Trust offers its tips on how businesses can cut their energy bills.  »

Head in the clouds?

Cloud computing was supposed to be the tech-savvy way to massively cut carbon emissions. But is it? A new report from Greenpeace raises some disturbing questions.  »

Surplus Match

Greater ‘year on year’ landfill tax charges and tighter regulation driven by new legislation mean that builders, developers, merchants & manufacturers should now be looking even more closely at the 'greener' options when it comes to dealing with their surplus building materials.  »

Property carbon targets miss the point

The country’s biggest property developers have welcomed government plans to introduce zero carbon commercial buildings from 2018, but have warned that carbon reduction targets will be missed unless existing buildings are tackled.  »

The case for a new climate centre

Researchers from the UK’s Carbon Trust and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi argue for global network of Climate Innovation Centres  »