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Report Shows Decreasing Emissions is Possible

We Mean Business launched a report, The Business End of Climate Change, at the Business and Climate Summit in London today, which shows business could cut emissions by more than half by 2030. The report states that total emissions pledged by countries at the Paris Climate Change Summit (COP21) could...


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Law Firm Announces Support for Terrawatt Initiative

Simmons & Simmons, an international law firm, has revealed it will with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to support the Terrawatt Initiative (TWI). The law firm will work with other legal consultants to develop project agreements for the development of solar projects across the world. The objective of...


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ORE Catapult Reveal New Non-Executive Director

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has named a new Non-Executive Director. ORE Catapult announced Chief Executive of Renewable UK, Hugh McNeal, is set to take up the role. Hugh McNeal has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the renewable energy sector. Appointed to his current role in...


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Back-up or Pack-up: how the storage revolution can help keep the lights on

Energy storage is becoming an increasingly important topic of discussion for the renewable sector. An energy storage revolution could completely change the energy industry. Dr Andrew Crossland, senior design engineer at Solarcentury, discusses renewable energy and storage below. Energy storage is often cited as the missing link for renewables....


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Redrow Join Fight to Save Britain’s Bumblebees

Redrow, a prestige housebuilder, is working together with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) to help tackle the UK’s declining bumblebee population. Redrow is taking part in a pilot project to create a bumblebee-specific pollinator-friendly habitat at one of its sites in Exeter, Devon. If the scheme is a success,...


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Ilkley Club Welcomes International Tennis Talent

Ilkley Lawn Tennis & Squash Club’s (ILTSC) newly refurbished courts played host to renowned international players last week, ahead of Wimbledon. A Charity Bank loan allowed the club to expand its facilities, which now include five indoor courts, six all weather outdoor courts, and 14 grass courts. Players from...


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Businesses After Brexit, Tomorrow’s Company Comment

On Friday last week it was announced that Britain had voted to leave the European Union. The results meant that Leave Campaigners were granted the victory with a 52% majority. Tomorrow’s Company has responded to Brexit by urging the business sector to regain its licence to operate. The public...


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4 Summer-Friendly Water Conservation Tips

Along with the hot weather of summer comes an abundance of water. From sprinklers in the lawn to the neighborhood swimming pool down the street, water is synonymous with summer. However, it’s important that you do what you can to conserve as much water as possible. So, start by...


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3 Sustainable Roofing Options Every Homebuilder Should Be Using

Whether you’re building a new home or repairing an old roof, sustainability plays an important role in embracing the world around you. Sustainable roofing options are often overlooked in this process, but they shouldn’t be. You can make a positive impact on the environment by simply making more eco-friendly...


Yesterday’s Headlines 23/06/2016

Yesterday’s Headlines 23/06/2016

Yesterday Berlin announced it would no longer invest in fossil fuels companies because they don’t comply with their climate agenda, Ethical Corporation published their second sustainable business report, and Good Energy reported its latest share offer raised £3.1 million. Other news included Akzonobel being recognised for their sustainable shipping...


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Sustainable Investors React to EU Ref Results

The EU referendum results have revealed that Britain voted to leave the European Union. The final count showed that 52% voters were in favour of Brexit. Members of the UK’s sustainable investment sector, including the UK Sustainable Investment and Finance Association (UKSIF), EQ Investors, and WHEB, reacted to the...


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Kings and Shaxson Brexit Reaction

The news that Britain has voted to leave the EU has gradually spread across the world today. Many have expressed shock and disappointment at the news, whilst others rejoiced. At this point the future is unclear, but one thing is certain, the UK is going to go through significant...


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IEMA Discuss Britain’s Sustainability Future

Britain’s Leave campaign were announced as victors of the EU referendum this morning. The historic result revealed UK voters had decided to leave the European Union with a 52% majority. Martin Baxter, IEMA’s Chief Policy Advisor, has commented on the environment and sustainability effects of the UK’s decision to...


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Exclusive Interview: Simon Gosling, MD of Energynet

Simon’s role is to lead the team and to develop Energynet’s global business portfolio, with a specific focus on government and private investment in Africa’s power and industrial infrastructure sectors. Simon is responsible the company’s focus on growing economies where energy access is a critical barrier to political and...


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5 Critical Tips on How to Reduce Your Garbage At Home

Most households will have a garbage bin or trash bag where they dump all their kitchen waste among other wastes. It can be annoying having the kitchen waste lying around the house without proper storage. It attracts bad odor and flies among other bugs. Thanks to the trash cans...