Emissions dip when freight ships use chips

Chip fat and other vegetable oils could be used to replace polluting fuels used to power freight vessels

US, China and France lead international green bond market

Climate Bonds’ latest analysis suggests the booming market has room for “huge growth” into the 2020s

Building developers ‘should be required to use low carbon construction’

Construction activities are currently responsible for around 7% of London’s nitrogen oxide emissions

More than 30,000 Ukrainian homes go energy efficient

The EBRD has provided funding to help households make the green improvements

UK’s efficiency schemes see 2.5m measures installed since 2013

The Energy Company Obligation and Green Deal Framework have helped 1.9 million properties use less power

Clean fuel tests take off with Virgin Atlantic

The airline is to begin trialling sustainable jet fuel made from the waste carbon produced in steel mills

UK sows the seeds for more sustainable agriculture

The Agriculture Bill aims to help farmers maximise the environmental benefits they can offer

Green groups call for no gas subsidies at Drax

A total of 64 environmental organisations have said the government should not encourage the burning of gas at the plant

Renewable energy tariffs ‘are now among cheapest on the market’

Price comparison service uSwitch says the number of environmentally-friendly tariffs on the market has shot up to 57 this year

Scientists be-leaf fern could prove key to trapping carbon

Scientists say the Azolla filiculoides fern could be used as a carbon sink to help balance out the Earth’s atmosphere