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Business leaders call for imminent Industrial Strategy to engage low-carbon firms
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 16:13:00 GMT
Ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May's widely-expected unveiling of the UK's Industrial Strategy blueprint this week, a coalition of European business leaders including Tesco, Kingfisher and Unilever has called upon the Government to work with innovative companies to deliver a zero-carbon economy.
Defra outlines five-year climate action plan in national risk assessment
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:31:00 GMT
On the same day that the Met Office confirmed that 2016 was the hottest year since records began, the UK Government has today (18 January) highlighted the need to ramp up national efforts on climate change over the next five years in a new report of its own.
From green bonds to solar roads: France's low-carbon revolution is taking shape
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:12:00 GMT
History was made in France a little over a year ago when national delegates from across the world agreed on a landmark climate deal. With the Paris Agreement now ratified, the host nation is introducing a plethora of fresh green legislation aimed at transforming the way it interacts with the environment.
France becomes second country to issue green bonds
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:39:00 GMT
France today (3 January) launched its first green bonds, becoming only the second country to do so, after Poland. But the absence of international standards has raised questions at the European Commission.
Europe eyes 'big bang' in power savings from industry and SMEs
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 16:00:00 GMT
While standards for toasters, fridges, and TV sets have so far grabbed the most attention, the biggest potential for power savings actually lies in integrating industries and small businesses to the electricity system, a senior EU official has said.
edie publishes free ISO 14001 guide for environmental professionals
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:09:00 GMT
Organisations and professionals with an interest in the ISO 14001 environmental management system standard now have access to a free, comprehensive 'edie explains' guide which breaks down all of the key information required to gain certification.
Yes we did: A complete timeline of Barack Obama's climate legacy
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 12:29:00 GMT
As Barack Obama waves goodbye to eight years in the White House, edie takes a stroll down memory lane to round-up all of the landmark pledges and announcements made by the outgoing US President who strove to leave a safer environment for future generations.
Dear Mr Trump: We need a low-carbon USA, say 600 firms
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:29:00 GMT
More than 630 of America's largest companies and investors have renewed calls for President-elect Donald Trump to re-consider his climate change denial stance and support the nation's low-carbon policies.
Optimising global energy savings
Tue, 10 Jan 2012 15:07:00 GMT
Leading international companies within a variety of industries including retail, hospitality and finance, are now realising large savings on energy costs, consumption and CO2 emissions following installation of voltage optimisation systems, from market leading brand, Powerstar.