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Government proposes legal target for tackling fuel poverty, but critics warn of loopholes

Business Green - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 7:43am

Potential loopholes and anger over latest windfall for the Big Six mean many within the energy efficiency sector remain less than impressed at latest proposals


Categories: Climate Change News

Is 2014 set to be the hottest year on record?

Business Green - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 6:29am

US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration confirms the past three months have set new temperature records


Categories: Climate Change News

Kudos to Cameron for his carbon-cutting clarity

Business Green - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:30am

The long-awaited decision to retain the fourth carbon budget provides investors with some much needed certainty, now government and business must deliver on it


Categories: Climate Change News

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

Business Green - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 4:09am

Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken


Categories: Climate Change News

Government confirms fourth carbon budget

Business Green - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 3:56am

FT reports that Chancellor George Osborne has been forced to back down over his opposition to current post-2020 carbon targets


Categories: Climate Change News

How to stop climate change making food less nutritious?

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: eco-business.com - Climate change threatens to make crops less nutritious, bringing bad news for Africa's food systems which are already under significant stress.
Categories: Climate Change News

Climate models accurately predicted global warming when reflecting natural ocean cycles

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Guardian - A new study shows that when synchronized with El Niño/La Niña cycles, climate models accurately predict global surface warming
Categories: Climate Change News

NHL outlines plan to fight climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: The Hill - Climate change is impacting the next generation of hockey players directly, according to a report released Monday by the National Hockey League.
Categories: Climate Change News

Report: Sunday shows give climate change more air time

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: The Hill - Sunday shows have given climate change issues more air time in the first half of 2014 than in the last four years combined, according to a new analysis.
Categories: Climate Change News

Giving up beef will reduce carbon footprint more than cars, says expert

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Guardian - Study shows red meat dwarfs others for environmental impact, using 28 times more land and 11 times water for pork or chicken
Categories: Climate Change News

Climate Change Already Having Profound Impacts on Lakes in Europe

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Natonal Geographic - For perspective on how climate change is affecting lakes, those of us here in the U.S. can just look across the pond, where scientists and the agencies involved in meeting the European Union’s Water Framework Directive have amassed an impressive body of research on the topic.
Categories: Climate Change News

Corralling Carbon Before It Belches From Stack

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: NY Times - So much soot belched from the old power plant here that Mike Zeleny would personally warn the neighbors.
Categories: Climate Change News

Climate change is far from the only cause of a rapid rise in disasters

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Tue, 07/22/2014 - 2:14am
Source: Guardian - The world's population has nearly doubled in four decades, putting more people and property in harm's way
Categories: Climate Change News

BBC broadcasts its carbon-cutting success

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

Corporation reveals it has cut energy consumption by 20 per cent thanks to switch to greener studios, but carbon impact of travel keeps climbing


Categories: Climate Change News

UK's most polluting power plants revealed

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New report by NGOs accuse UK and Germany of undermining efforts to tackle climate change by continuing to rely heavily on carbon intensive coal


Categories: Climate Change News

Blue chips call for standardised green energy label

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New Aldersgate Group report argues clearer electricity label could help to mobilise green energy investment


Categories: Climate Change News

Can businesses lead the crackdown on London's air pollution problem?

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

New scheme launches in Victoria after Mayor branded claims Oxford Street has world's worst NO2 levels as 'b*ll*cks'


Categories: Climate Change News

The green bonds market may be soaring but there is a long way to go

Business Green - Mon, 07/21/2014 - 7:05pm

Bridget Boulle of the Climate Bonds Initiative reveals how green bonds will prove critical to global efforts to decarbonise


Categories: Climate Change News
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