Think you’re acting green? Think again…

New research shows there is a dramatic disconnect between the behaviours people think will have a positive impact on the planet and the ones that will actually make the biggest difference

Upcoming hotel allows guests to cut costs by going green

The world’s first hotel where the price is determined by the carbon footprint of each guest’s stay is to open in the city of Kontiolahti, Finland

Zero-carbon aviation ‘unlikely to be feasible by 2050’

That’s the verdict delivered by Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who says emissions from aviation could be reduced by around a fifth by the mid-century

More than 50 mobile operators agree to disclose climate impacts

The companies, which include AT&T, BT Group, Orange and Vodafone, are making the move as part of a major initiative led by GSMA

Gucci claims to get emissions in the bag with offset scheme

The fashion giant plans to offset emissions by contributing to four UN-backed forestation schemes

Chinese data centres ‘produce more emissions than 20 million cars’

The country’s data banks and server units produced a total of 99 million tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions last year alone

Could the real enemy of climate change turn out to be furniture?

It’s unlikely that your Chaise Longue is the sole reason the icecaps are melting but a new study suggests home furnishings do have a surprising impact on the environment

Government’s actions to tackle climate change ‘falling well-short of what’s needed’

The Committee on Climate Change has warned the government’s policies are still only making sustainable changes at an “incremental” level

Festival fans ‘have carbon footprint 850% higher than if they stayed at home’

The food eaten, the water pumped, the electricity used and the waste generated all produce a significant impact on the environment but transportation is the biggest climate offender

The Windsors are responsible for a royal increase in travel emissions

he Royal Household’s annual financial statement for the financial year 2018-19 show emissions related to travel increased by 98% on the previous year