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An Environmental Burial
An Environmental Burial
Cremation and traditional burial are both associated with environmental consequences that are not very favourable. More natural burial options are now becoming more…...
Are Biofuels Green or Not?
Are Biofuels Green or Not?
Biofuels may be renewable sources of energy, but that does not necessarily mean they are environmentally sound or that we should rely on them in the future....
BedZED: The UK's Biggest Eco-Community
BedZED: The UK's Biggest Eco-Community
BedZED is the biggest & first eco community in the UK. Its aim was to build an affordable, desirable and green place to live. In this article, we’re looking at the…...
Energy Saving Help With Green Deal and ECO
Energy Saving Help With Green Deal and ECO
Two major Government schemes aimed at helping to make British homes much more energy efficient, without costing householders a fortune....
Energy Saving, but is it Money Saving?
Energy Saving, but is it Money Saving?
If you want to save money as well as energy, you need to make sure that the cost of making changes in your home will be recouped as you reduce your fuel bills. Some…...
EU Targets for Climate Change
EU Targets for Climate Change
Europe is one of the biggest CO2 emitters, but is attempting to curb its bad habits with a series of commitments....
European Initiatives for Waste Reduction
European Initiatives for Waste Reduction
The EWWR aims to raise awareness in Europe of the small changes in behaviour that we can make on a daily basis that could make a huge difference to the amount of waste…...
Facts and Figures About Fossil Fuels
Facts and Figures About Fossil Fuels
Fossil fuels formed naturally millions of years ago but the human race is on track to use them all up within a period of a little as a hundred years....
Government Targets for Climate Change
Government Targets for Climate Change
The government’s targets, legislation and recommendations to tackling and reducing the effects of climate change will help set a positive and green example....
Habits of a Lifetime
Habits of a Lifetime
The Habits of a Lifetime report was the first cross-European survey to try and understand how households use energy....
Insulation Versus Burst Pipes
Insulation Versus Burst Pipes
The last two winters in the UK have been the most severe that we have known for a long time and homeowners with very well insulated lofts have suffered burst pipes and…...
Kyoto Treaty
Kyoto Treaty
Kyoto Treaty – the background, main objectives, the challenges and what the future holds for climate change under the Protocol....
Making Street Lights Green
Making Street Lights Green
Street lamps are going green. Not literally, but using LED street lamps is cutting down on wasted energy, carbon emissions and maintenance time, so saving cities and…...
Smart Meters: Giving Away Your Secrets to Save Energy?
Smart Meters: Giving Away Your Secrets to Save Energy?
Smart meters offer unrivalled possibilities for energy saving and efficiency, but they could tell more about you than you'd want....
Sun Secrets: Surprising Facts About Solar Energy and Our Nearest Star.
Sun Secrets: Surprising Facts About Solar Energy and Our Nearest Star.
Despite its familiarity, there are still some things about the Sun and the energy it provides that might surprise you....
The Energy Cost of a Hard Winter
The Energy Cost of a Hard Winter
The last two winters have been the coldest that the UK has seen for several years and have coincided with a general hike in prices for oil, coal and gas for domestic…...
The Financial Cost of Climate Change
The Financial Cost of Climate Change
A recent report by economist Nicholas Stern put the effects of climate change into hard monetary terms. Read about the cost of climate change....
The Stern Report
The Stern Report
A report in 2006 by economist Nicholas Stern put the effects of climate change into hard monetary terms. Read about the cost of climate change....
The UK's Track Record on Energy
The UK's Track Record on Energy
We look at the UK’s track record on energy so far, & how commitments by the government will shape our future energy consumption & habits....
What is the Carbon Trust?
What is the Carbon Trust?
The Carbon Trust is a well respected non-profit making UK organisation that is committed to helping UK individuals and businesses to meet targets on reducing carbon…...
Why We Need to Save Energy
Why We Need to Save Energy
We all know that it’s important to save energy, but how many of us know the hard facts as to why we need to become more energy conscious?...
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