Following months of delay, the Government is to introduce mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) for Britain’s biggest firms by next year. So what will it mean? We answer some frequently asked questions.
Globalised manufacturing today involves large-scale manufacturing at a handful of strategic locations around the world, but in a carbon and cash-constrained world are we going to see a return to local, small-scale manufacturing?
Dedicated petrol heads scoffed at the idea of electric bikes speeding around the Isle of Man TT with not much more than a mild buzzing sound. Yet as shown in Mike Neale’s new film Charge, electric bikes are not only serious competitors for speed, but demonstrate a solution to a greener future on the roads.
Saving money is never really ‘fun’. The fun bit is what you buy with the money you’ve saved. So, maybe forget about making efficiency fun and be clear about the ‘fun’ spin-offs; such as getting free pastries on your way to work now and then.
It feels like 90 per cent of businesses in the UK still do not understand the meaning of the word business sustainability and there is a desperate need for education and training, particularly among small to medium-sized businesses.
Does ICT holds the answer to lightening our carbon footprint or do devices such as iPads just highlight the collective emissions problem this growing industry is creating?
As the incident at Japanese nuclear power plant Fukushima Daiichi worsens, works are underway at Hinkley Point, one of several new nuclear power plants planned in the UK. But is nuclear power too risky to include in Britain’s low carbon energy mix?
There is real debate at the moment about how green electric and hybrid vehicles are versus conventional cars. So are EVs really better for the environment than petrol engine vehicles?