Friday, October 31, 2014 - 17:19
European leaders have vowed to cut carbon emissions by 40% by 2030 at an EU summit last week.
The talks in Brussels were held to negotiate a Europe-wide pact ahead of the UN Climate Change summit in Paris next year, with the aim of unifying the continent as the ‘global leaders’...
Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 16:19
Despite claiming he was committed to renewable energy in 2012, David Cameron’s Government seem determined to push through fracking in the UK.
With widespread public concern about its impact on the environment, fracking is hugely controversial and only extends our reliance on...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 17:13
How will we explain to our children and grandchildren why we destroyed their future?
This was the question on the cover of the programme for this year’s Sustainable Green Infrastructure Conference. In truth, there is no more compelling reason to reduce our cities’ environmental...
Friday, October 24, 2014 - 13:10
New policy proposals by Mayor Boris Johnson could see smoking banned in London’s public parks.
At present the plans focus on London’s Royal Parks but could be rolled out to Trafalgar Square and Parliament Square.
Former health minister Lord Darzi said: “It would be a powerful...
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 14:56
September was an exciting month for The Eco Experts. Not only did we have a record number of people using our website to receive solar panel quotes, we also launched our first ever TV ad.
Both reflect the current boom in the solar energy market, caused by rising energy bills and...
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 10:06
A map depicting global carbon emissions reveals that Asia is the most susceptible to the potential perils of climate change.
As global leaders join to discuss green policy at the UN Climate Change summit in New York this week, the map (source: The Guardian) confirms the world’s...
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 15:07
The plight of renewable energy within the UK has not been an easy one.
Despite clear targets for 20% more green energy by 2020, the issue of global climate change has become less pressing as both our national security and economy continue to be threatened.
However, things could...
Friday, July 25, 2014 - 15:30
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced the closure of the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund (GDHIF) due to “overwhelming public demand”.
Surge in Applicants
An unprecedented surge in applications over the past few days has seen the allocated £120m...
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 09:11
With just 10 months to the next general election the government has undertaken another cabinet reshuffle in an attempt to look younger, more female-friendly and relevant to win over those undecided voters.
While many consider the reshuffle a cynical moved designed to...
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 08:57
With anti-EU sentiment running wild across Britain, a referendum on membership appears to be inevitable. An exit from the international body could be detrimental for the UK’s booming energy sector – not to mention the environment.
The Bloated Scapegoat
When times get tough,...