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79% Say The UK’s Natural Environment Will Benefit From Remain Vote #EURef

79% or our readers say the UK’s natural environment will benefit from Remain Vote. This compares to 11% who think the result would make no difference and 10% who think voting Leave would benefit the UK’s natural environment. Read all the results of our readers’ poll here.


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Eco-Showers Installed in Glastonbury Greenpeace Field

Showers at this year’s Glastonbury music festival will be heated by Organic Energy’s ÖkoFEN wood pellet boiler system. Festival goers will see a dramatic change from the usual mud-baths as they step into clean, eco-friendly showers. Welshpool-based sustainable heating firm, Organic Energy, are providing the hot water to free...


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Blue & Green Readers Will Vote Remain #EURef

With the referendum vote commencing at 7am tomorrow and polls closing at 10pm we’ve listened to the voice of our readers and you are voting Remain, by an overwhelming majority: 82% Remain and 17% Leave. Across all sectors – sustainable investment, renewable energy, UK society and UK natural environment...


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Solar Success for London’s South Bank Tower

EvoEnergy, a multi-award winning expert in commercial rooftop solar installations, has provided a solar array for London’s newly-redeveloped South Bank Tower. The Tower will now be able to power its 193 luxury apartments, shops, restaurants and bars by using energy from sunlight. The 1970s skyscraper, which used to called...


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GreenWish and Denham Capital Announce African Renewable Energy Coalition

GreenWish Partners and Denham Capital have announced they will collaborate to create renewable energy projects in sub-Saharan Africa. The leading international private equity firm Denham Capital, will partner renewable energy investors GreenWish, in renewable investments of up to 600 megawatts (MW) in the next four years. The commitment by...


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Kieron Boyle Joins Big Society Capital Board

Big Society Capital has announced today that Kieron Boyle will join its Board. Kieron is the Chief Executive of one of the UK’s largest charitable foundations, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. In 2014 Kieron was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. Harvey McGrath, Chair...


Yesterday’s Headlines 20/06/2016

Yesterday’s Headlines 20/06/2016

Yesterday there was news that the Scottish Government has pledged a £1.5 million fund for Offshore Wind Accelerator, faith leaders from across the world joined together for a climate change convergence, and ancient carbon dioxide reservoirs could hold answers to safe Carbon Capture and Storage. Other headlines included news...


Winning the Carbon War

Jeremy Leggett Presents Carbon War Update

Founding Director of Solarcentury, Jeremy Leggett, spoke at an launch event for the Dutch version of his book The Winning of the Carbon War, in Amsterdam earlier this month. The British green-energy entrepreneur gave an informative insight into the war on carbon in a presentation, which can now be...


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Millennial Impact Report Focuses on Election Behaviour

The upcoming American Presidential election set for November of this year has already divided opinion across the States. The 2016 Millennial Impact Report looks into behaviours during an election year and studies how, what, and who influences any changes that occur. There are few events in the United States...


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Terra Madre Sustainable Food Conferences Revealed

Terra Madre Salone del Gusto is an international event dedicated to food and gastronomy. The event gives supporters of sustainable food production, believers of small-scale agriculture and producers who “love the earth” a voice. The event includes exhibitions from companies across the world, conferences examining food production issues and forums...


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Protect Our Earth, Protect Your Health: Sustainable Approaches To Fitness

Even though you don’t technically need any equipment to get fit, most of us own at least some fitness gear. You know, things like resistance bands, yoga mats, and wearable monitors. That’s why it’s important to consider the environmental impact of items like these, as well as the habits...


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Matthew Spencer to Step Down as Green Alliance Director

Charity and independent think-tank Green Alliance has announced its Director of six years will step down later this year. It’s been announced that Matthew Spencer will move on to Director of Campaigns, Influencing and Policy at Oxfam later in September. The Green Alliance Board, led by Dame Fiona Reynolds,...


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Ontario Announce Five-Year Social Enterprise Growth Strategy

Ontario has revealed plans for a five-year strategy to increase the growth of sustainable and scalable social enterprises. Ontario’s Social Enterprise Strategy 2016-2021 offers support for social enterprises to help them, enter new markets and create jobs. The strategy also addresses complicated social and environmental challenges and highlights commitments...


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APC Technology Named as a Top 50 Cleantech Company

Cambridge Cleantech and KPMG have released a list of the Top 50 Cleantech companies – and APC Technology Group PLC is one of them. APC Technology Group PLC, which provides technologies and services that help improve organisational sustainability and specialist electronic components, has been recognised as an organisation with...


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Countdown to the UK Marine Energy Conference Begins

This year’s UK Marine Energy Conference takes place in Glasgow on 5 July. Industry professionals and pioneers of wave and tidal technology in the UK and Ireland will come together for the annual event. The Marine Energy Conference aims to highlight marine energy as a practical energy source and...