Research reveals ways to minimise carbon emissions from Christmas dinner

Around 60% of the climate impact of foods can come from cooking, according to new research

BT and Hubbub team up for smart home technology challenge

The Smarter Living Challenge will initially work with 60 households across the UK, looking closely at attitudes, perceptions and behaviours around home energy use

Energy-related CO2 emissions in Ireland plunge by 4.5% in 2019

The reduction is claimed to be the biggest yearly fall in emissions from energy use since 2011, at the height of the last recession, according to a new report

Up to £7m on offer to help foundation industries reduce energy use

They include the cement, glass, ceramics and paper sectors, which are responsible for 10% of UK carbon emissions

Brits ‘waste 70m litres of water every day’ while preparing tea

A quarter of tea drinkers don’t know how much water it takes to heat just one mug’s worth, according to a report

EU proposes more efficient air traffic management to reduce emissions

The upgrade of the Single European Sky regulatory framework is expected to help reduce up to 10% of air transport emissions

UK household energy bills to ‘skyrocket by £219m’ as fixed deals come to an end

Almost 1.5 million homes will be hit by price hikes unless they change to a new fixed tariff, according to a new report

Government sets out plans to ramp up smart meter installations

It says a four-year policy framework with annual milestones will be implemented following a six-month extension for energy suppliers

More than three-quarters of UK public are ‘concerned about climate change’

That’s according to the latest BEIS Public Attitudes Tracker, which is now on its 33rd wave of finding out what the UK public think about a variety of energy issues

US invests $74m in energy efficient building technologies

A total of 63 eco-friendly projects will benefit from the Department of Energy investment