Archive for 'energy'

News round-up: fishing policy, climate change, Green Deal, biomass »

Sustainable development news from government: new Common Fishing Policy; UK responds to EU on climate change; more Green Deal cashback available; Ed Davey opens biomass generator at Drax.

News round-up: emissions cuts, electricity reform, Arctic policy, MOD awards, geothermal review »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: reducing emissions, response to Committee on Climate Change, low-carbon electricity generation, Arctic policy, MOD conservation and energy awards, geothermal review.

SPLiCE: Sustainable Pathways to Low Carbon Energy »

The SPLiCE research programme will explore the sustainability of different mixes of energy supply and demand options needed to deliver greenhouse gas emissions targets, looking at the impacts of different energy options.

News round-up: inspiring sustainable living, Green Deal communities, farming resilience, green growth, clean energy »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: London 2012 inspires sustainable living; encouraging community Green Deal proposals; building farming resilience; Green Investment Bank funding; clean energy funding.

Energy round-up: system change; efficient transport; market reform; North Sea »

The SDRN highlights recent publications and research on energy: popular support for system change; transforming cities through efficient urban transport; electricity market reform; an energy efficient North Sea region.

News round-up: EU emissions, food security, Green Deal, river catchments, bus emissions »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: call for ambitious EU emissions target, global food security, Green Deal encourages energy saving, catchment approach to river health, reducing bus emissions.

Carbon, cost and care: what makes a sustainable care home? »

As a growing aging population means greater demand for residential care, Jerome Baddley considers whether environmentally sustainable care services are possible and even offer cost, health and wellbeing co-benefits.

Towering ambitions: bringing sustainable living to high rise homes »

Hannah Kyrke-Smith, policy adviser at Green Alliance, describes the findings of Towering Ambitions, a recent report exploring the difficulties and opportunities for a transformation of high rise housing into sustainable homes.

Energy news round-up »

Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes

Green game-changers: insights for mainstreaming business innovation »

After 2011's review of small-scale innovation for a green economy, a new edition of WWF's Green Game-changers report highlights examples of innovation for sustainability in big business.