Barclays’ £1m loan to Azuri Technologies opens door to 500m strong market for solar lighting that could cut emissions equivalent to the carbon footprint of Argentina
President uses his second inauguration speech to warn on the dangers of ignoring climate change and says sustainable energy is at heart of maintaining “economic vitality”
Professor Peter Newell outlines importance of binding emissions deal for business community at 2012 Low Carbon Energy for Development Network (LCEDN) meeting in Brighton
George Bush Senior told the Earth Summit in 1992 that his country would be the “world leader” in environmental protection, but look a little closer and the next 20 years of US policy can be seen under the surface.
The Cuban dictator has remained engaged with the environmental sector recently criticising Canada’s exploitation of the tar sands. As part of our Rio+20 coverage, we look back at his speech from the Earth Summit in 1992.
With the concept likely to be high on the agenda at Rio+20, what makes a good sustainable energy project and how can we ensure the benefits are maximised?
UN Secretary-General calls for June’s conference to develop a new measure of progress that is not purely economical.
Affordable pay as you go solar power is bringing electricity to some of the world’s poorest nations.