Energy efficiency project targets South African businesses

South African businesses are being encouraged to become more energy efficient in a new project launched by the National Business Initiative (NBI). The group which promotes sustainable growth in the country has been awarded £8.6 million by the UK’s Department for International Development to fund its Private Sector Energy Efficiency (PSEE) scheme. It’s hoped more than […]

MPs pan World Bank loans to fossil fuel

The UK’s cash contribution to World Bank aid projects should be withheld if the Bank doesn’t stop loans to coal power stations. This is the verdict of the Environmental Audit Committee, who carried out a report on the impact of overseas aid on climate change and the environment. The World Bank gives low interest loans […]