ClimateCare receives highest honour for UK company

ClimateCare has been recognised for its outstanding contribution to poverty alleviation and tackling climate change with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise.

Belgians face dark winter as nuclear faulters

We need nukes because those pesky renewables are just so damn unreliable, or so the argument goes...

Is China’s coal use choking?

It may be time to readjust the direction of one of our key trends....early data from China indicates that the use of coal dropped for the first time this century in the first half of 2014.

Retail Horizons: Will fracking constrain business growth?

This article first appeared on and is the sixth in a 12-part series about the future of US retail for the

Stronger local and transborder policies needed to tackle air pollution

Tougher treaties that penalise polluters while also providing incentives to stop, as well as new technological solutions, are vital for improving global air quality.

Boris Cars: the car-sharing scheme coming to London in 2015

Based on the French Autolib’ model, a new point-to-point electric car-sharing scheme has been promised for London, with thousands of vehicle-charging points to be added throughout the city.

US Naval research team produces hydrocarbon fuel from seawater

A new fuel production technique could allow ships to refuel at sea, provide natural gas and slow ocean acidification.

Get wind of Liam

The dense patchwork of houses, roads, skyscrapers, parks and cafés stitch together our urban landscape.

Can Audi end the energy-wasting rush to beat the lights?

A new piece of in-car technology could see the rush to get through the green light become a thing of the past – and reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the process.

The many sunny sides of solar

As our Farm Power project develops, we’ve been looking into the potential of farms to contribute to the UK’s energy system.