'Companies trading and selling polluting energies have a responsibility to be open and honest', says WWF

WWF win against Peabody Energy warns industry over misleading advertising

WWF has won its case against Peabody Energy, with the UK Advertising Standards Authority ruling that the coal company's use of the term 'clean coal' in a newspaper advertisement was misleading.

The new design could reduce the costs of offshore wind

Two-bladed offshore wind turbines get go-ahead from Crown Estate

The UK's first offshore demonstration of two-bladed turbines will take place off Methil in Scotland, after the Crown Estate entered into an Agreement for Lease with Forthwind.

Richard Lochhead visted Portobello Beach with Calum Duncan and Suzanne Roberts of Keep Scotland Beautiful

Scotland sets out strategy on marine litter

Scotland's environment secretary Richard Lochhead has announced a new strategy to tackle marine and coastal litter.

The STA argues that the government must 'provide a level playing field and stable policy' to allow solar to become subsidy-free

David Cameron responds to solar industry’s concerns

David Cameron has written a letter to the Solar Trade Association, emphasising that solar 'has the potential to play a valuable part of the UK's renewable energy mix', but did not address the policies currently obstructing large-scale projects, says the STA.

Manufacturing

Kellogg's says it is 'stepping up' its sustainability commitments with new 2020 targets

Kellogg’s makes stronger commitments to conservation and sourcing

Kellogg's has announced a number of commitments for responsible sourcing and the conservation of natural resources, covering water, timber, carbon emissions, energy use and social issues.

Retail

Tesco will let its customers choose the beneficiaries of the levy

Tesco asks customers to choose carrier bag levy recipients

Tesco has announced a shortlist of organisations that may benefit from plastic carrier bag charges in Scotland and Wales: Love Food Hate Waste, Keep Scotland Beautiful, Groundwork UK and Keep Wales Tidy.

Food & Farming

The Macallan whisky distillery will be among the buildings powered by the biomass plant

Treasury supports Speyside biomass plant plan

The UK Guarantees scheme will support the Speyside Biomass Power project in Moray, designed with the potential to supply electricity to more than 20,000 homes and to the Macallan whisky distillery.

Energy

The Macallan whisky distillery will be among the buildings powered by the biomass plant

Treasury supports Speyside biomass plant plan

The UK Guarantees scheme will support the Speyside Biomass Power project in Moray, designed with the potential to supply electricity to more than 20,000 homes and to the Macallan whisky distillery.

Green Living

The Energy Saving Trust wants to 'get people thinking about how, when and where they use energy'

Half of Britons use tumble dryer in summer, poll finds

New research released by the Energy Saving Trust has found 54 per cent of tumble dryer owners use the appliance even in summer months, with many people blaming their electrical products for 'out of control' energy use.

Design

The government should do more to help sustainable technology entrepreneurs to bridge the 'valley of death', says the committee

Government ‘punching below its weight’ in support for low-carbon tech

The cross-party Energy and Climate Change Committee says the government 'must do more' to support UK businesses' development and sale of low-carbon technologies.