UK retailers light a fire under cleaner-burning fuels

Asda, B&Q and Tesco are among the firms which have committed to cutting wood and coal emissions

Burberry promises to stop unwanted stock going up in smoke

The designer brand has been criticised by green groups for burning unsold scarves, bags and clothing

‘England will burn more than it recycles by the end of the next financial year’

Three regions already burn more than they recycle – London, the West Midlands and the North East

EU ‘must not class burning trees as clean power’

Europe’s clean energy plan is flawed as it allows burning trees to qualify as renewable energy. That’s the verdict from a group of scientists from a range of international universities, which say countries, power plants and factories involved in this practice are accelerating climate change, increasing pollution and devastating forests. The EU aims to double […]