Is 2014 the year of responsible tax?

20 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

On the launch of the world’s first independent accreditation scheme to address responsible tax, Paul Monaghan hopes to see consumers reward those that pay by the rules. 

Handheld scanner provides detailed information on ingredients

19 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

A new Canadian device allows users to go “beyond the label” and find out exactly what’s in their food.

Clean-tech firms profit from China’s C02 permit market

18 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

The debut of world’s second-largest C02 emissions market and a shakeup of environmental legislation boosts Beijing’s green ambitions.

Need a champion for your cause? Don’t look too far.

17 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

We are most influenced by those closest to us, says Sarah Holloway, author of Networks for Sustainability.

Cows: a source of natural gas?

13 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Energy

Argentinian researchers believe rural communities could use methane from ruminants as an alternative energy source.

Self-powered micromotor solution could clean industrial wastewater

12 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)
Tags: Waste

Nano-sized structures remove pollutants that are resistant to conventional treatments.

Food and wastewater biogas to heat 5,200 New York homes

11 February, 2014 by tess riley

A new project at the city’s largest wastewater treatment plant will convert biogas into natural gas for domestic and commercial use.

EV cars power office building in Japan

10 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

Six all-electric Nissan LEAF cars are being used as a temporary power source at peak times, cutting costs at the Advanced Technology Centre in Atsugi City.

Ford’s new concept car runs on sun

6 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

Ford claims its new hybrid vehicle, which features a solar panel system with sun-tracking technology, offers a significant improvement in solar panel efficiency.

Plant-based battery improves solar and wind energy storage

5 February, 2014 by Anonymous (not verified)

New low-cost ‘flow’ battery could help to integrate renewable energy sources into the grid.


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