Greener Business News

1 December 2015

The National Insulation Association (NIA) has expressed its “surprise and concerns” that the 400,000 new homes announced by Government may need to be retrofitted with insulation and other energy-saving measures in the next few years to meet the UK’s carbon saving target.

30 November 2015

Ten leading businesses, including Tesco, BT, and M&S, have written to David Cameron on the eve before a crucial climate summit asking for stable policies and adequate funding to support Britain’s clean energy sector.

27 November 2015

Householders are being urged to prepare for what is expected to be the coldest winter in 65 years by ensuring their homes are well-insulated.

26 November 2015

UK energy policy has been described as ‘inconsistent, incoherent and ineffectual’ by Scotland’s Energy Minister at a major energy conference.

25 November 2015

Reacting to minimal announcements of relevance to solar PV in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, the Solar Trade Association has expressed disappointment.

25 November 2015

Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing our world. It is not just a threat to the environment. It is also a threat to national and global security, poverty eradication and economic prosperity.

24 November 2015

Scotland’s natural capital is a “national asset” and “contributes hugely to our economy”, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.

23 November 2015

Greenpeace is arguing that the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has failed to implement Article 17 of the EU’s reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), which emphasises transparency and environmental, social and economic criteria in the allocation of fishing quota.

18 November 2015

Minsters have refused consent for a 22 turbine wind farm located at Sallachy and Duchally estate in central Sutherland and a 23 turbine wind farm situated at Glencassley Estate, by Lairg also in Sutherland.

17 November 2015

With one of the world’s best wind resources at our disposal, offshore wind energy could meet 35% of the UK’s electricity demand by 2030 and support 50,000 skilled jobs, according to a new Offshore Wind Vision document released today.

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