A supply ship has set sail in San Francisco in an attempt to clean up the ocean.
The ambitious project aims to clean up 50 per cent of the 80, 000 tonnes of plastic located in the infamous Great Pacific (...)
The European Union has lifted the five-year ban on solar panel imports from China
The ban was first put in place in December 2013 after European solar panel manufacturers complained about the loss of (...)
A recent report by Green Energy Markets has shown that Queensland could see a dramatic rise in renewable energy.
The report showed that, over the last three years, Queensland has already experienced a (...)
Legislation has been passed to move the state towards 100 per cent clean energy by 2045.
On Tuesday, the state Assembly voted to approve the legislation, known as Senate Bill 100. Over the next couple (...)
A new recycling factory has opened near Edinburgh which is set to become the largest in the UK.
Waste specialists Brewster Bros developed the project, which required £3.8 million of investment into new (...)
Plastic waste from the Volvo Ocean Race stopover in Cardiff has been collected, recycled and transformed into benches.
The Volvo Ocean Race is a 45,000 mile stretch across the world. At this event using (...)
19 of the world’s largest cities have made ground-breaking new pledges to cut carbon emissions from new buildings.
The Mayors of London, New York, and Tokyo were among the leaders signing the declaration (...)
Making the switch to a renewable energy tariff is now one of the most affordable options for consumers.
This is the main finding from recent data research by price comparison company uSwitch.
Samoa, a nation in the heart of Polynesia, is transforming to 100 per cent renewable energy.
The region will run on solar and wind power optimised by Tesla’s electricity grid controller to decrease diesel (...)
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) has discussed plans for the upcoming high-speed rail in their recent annual sustainability report.
The report highlights the Authority’s actions to offset (...)
A wide-ranging new poll has found strong support among the British public for much stronger action on climate change.
The survey, conducted by YouGov on behalf of activist lawyers ClientEarth, asked over (...)
A tidal energy project has smashed previous records for power generation over a 12 month period.
The tidal stream device has been in continuous operation off the choppy waters of Scotland’s north-east (...)
Power company Drax has converted another of its coal units to run on biomass.
The original coal plant has been in operation since 1975 and remains the largest power station in the UK.The company has gradually (...)
On Monday, a New York City lawmaker announced a bill to order massive energy use cuts to big buildings, the biggest source of carbon dioxide.
The legislation, outlined in the Blueprint for Efficiency, (...)
A group of leading investors has weighed in on the issue of sustainable palm oil.
91 investors with assets under management worth $6.7 trillion has written to the certification body Roundtable on Sustainable (...)
Australian Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has dropped the proposal to decrease greenhouse gas emissions after facing a potential leadership challenge
Australia was on its way to meet obligations created (...)
Rotterdam is now a pilot city for the world’s first ever floating farm, built by property company Beladon.
The offshore farm has been built in the centre of Merwehaven harbour and will be facilitated by (...)
Solar company Conergy has been bought by the Green Investment Group (GIG).
The deal, signed for an unspecified amount, means the group acquires a team of 88 and an impressive portfolio of solar developments (...)
The world has now installed more than 1,000 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power, according to fresh data analysis.
Researchers from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) announced the news last week, (...)
A new survey has suggested that ordinary Australians want renewable energy to play a greater role in the country’s future.
The poll, conducted by Reachtel on behalf of Greenpeace, asked 3,999 Australians (...)
The Irish Government is planning to increase the country’s carbon tax in a bid to meet its climate change goals.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar made the comments at a summer briefing where he revealed his government’s (...)
Some of the UK’s oldest and most prominent church buildings are making the switch to 100 percent renewable energy.
Catholic, Church of England, Quaker, Baptist and Methodist places of worship are among (...)
UK retailer Waitrose is taking part in a new study to demonstrate the benefits of using bio-methane to fuel its trucks.
The popular supermarket has partnered with CNG Fuels to test the performance of (...)
The UK’s professional body for GPs is to divest its holdings in fossil fuel companies.
The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) made the decision last month at a meeting of the body’s Trustee (...)
Farmers in the north and east of Germany are facing unprecedented losses as a result of continued high temperatures and lack of rain.
The continued global heatwave has hit some European countries particularly (...)
Planning approval has been granted to a new solar farm set to become Australia’s largest to date.
The Rodds Bay project will be located near the coast in Queensland and have a capacity of 300 megawatts (...)
What is the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and why is it important?
Set up by the Financial Stability Board (FSB), the TCFD seeks to develop recommendations for voluntary climate (...)
The latest grant funding to accelerate the UK’s low-carbon transition will soon be made available.
Up to £20 million is being made available from the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), a joint venture between (...)
A new network of clean energy hubs are planned in the UK to further research and innovation.
Three ‘Supergen’ centres covering bioenergy, offshore renewables, and energy networks are being launched with (...)
The UK’s recent heatwave has created a surge in energy consumption.
Fortunately, the high levels of solar power capacity has helped to meet this demand, reducing the need to call on carbon intensive coal (...)
Toyota is planning to use the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo to showcase the future of transportation.
A range of cleaner and smarter electric vehicles will be unveiled at the event to accommodate an estimated (...)
New data has shown that Europe installed a total of 4.5 gigawatts (GW) of new wind power during the first half of 2018, enough to power over 4 million households.
The figures, released by trade body WindEurope (...)
Official UK Government data has shown that almost 30 percent of electricity is now coming from clean and renewable sources.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy released the figures (...)
The European Commission has given the go ahead to build an innovative tidal energy project off the coast of Normandy.
The pilot clean energy plant will have a maximum capacity of 14 megawatts and comprise (...)
A new milestone has been reached on a major clean energy infrastructure project.
The 588 megawatt (MW) Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland has exported power to the National Grid for the first time (...)
A major manufacturer of solar power has inked a new $600 million order for monocrystalline modules to an unnamed customer in the United States.
LONGI Solar announced the new deal this week in what it describes (...)
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has opened up bidding on a new $500 million wind farm in the desert.
The 400 megawatt site, located near the border with Jordan, will be the country’s first utility-sized wind (...)
Tribal lands in the United States could soon see a new influx of renewable energy projects.
The vast tracts of land, making up an estimated 5.8 percent of the contiguous US, remain ideal locations to build (...)
A new study by the National Audit Office (NAO) has found that the UK’s Environment Agency largely ignores the bigger picture when it comes to where your recycled waste ends up.
In a review of the recycling (...)
The heatwave sweeping the UK is a sign to take stronger action on climate change, the government’s top advisers have warned.
Unusually high temperatures have been recorded across the UK for the past month (...)
The UK has confirmed it will open new auctions to build renewable power projects in May 2019.
The long-awaited announcement will allow offshore wind, biomass, energy-from-waste, and remote island onshore (...)
Car-sharing company Zipcar has launched a new initiative to use more electric vehicles throughout its network.
The new fleet of 325 Volkswagen e-Golf electric vehicles will be available on the streets (...)
A new report from Columbia University has provided a clear assessment of China’s role in responding to climate change.
The country is now the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, contributing (...)
A fresh injection of cash from central government will improve the UK’s resilience to extreme weather events.
£40 million will be spent on 13 defence schemes around the country to support communities impacted (...)
Facebook has signed a new deal to ensure one of its main data centers uses 100 percent clean energy.
The data center in the small town of Prineville, Oregon has been operational for the past seven years (...)
London’s Gatwick Airport has partnered with car sharing service Bluecity to provide greater zero-emission transport.
A new car sharing hub at the airport contains 10 electric vehicles and charging stations (...)
The World Bank is spending more money than ever on combatting climate change.
The institution released figures this week which shows that it invested $20.5 billion during the 2018 fiscal year on projects (...)
Liverpool City Council has signed a new agreement with the Poseidon Foundation to help offset its carbon emissions.
The year-long trial is intended to help Liverpool become the first local authority in (...)
The EU and China have reaffirmed their commitment to addressing climate change as one the most significant threats to humanity.
Political leaders came together at the 20th EU-China summit, held in Beijing (...)