ELF 2018: ‘Renewable energy firms need to up the ante in face of fracking’

Futurist Dean Van Leeuwen told ELN green utilities could find themselves undercut by cheaper shale prices

Majority of UK public want to bin fruit and veg packaging

Around 92% of people said it should not be used or should be reusable

Vodafone dials up renewable power commitment

The telecommunications giant’s global operations are currently supplied with 13% clean energy

Circular economy ‘could halve Europe’s industrial emissions by 2050’

New report suggests this could help make it possible to keep global warming below 2°C

Green economy now ‘approximately same size as fossil fuel sector’

FTSE Russell says it is worth around $54tn

Ukrainian state-owned bank joins carbon pricing coalition

Ukrgasbank has already financed more than 330 clean energy projects, eliminating nearly 900,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year

Severn Trent’s new sewage treatment technique ‘a third more efficient’

Its £60m Thermal Hydrolysis Plant is expected to be able to efficiently process 100 tonnes of sludge each day

Mayor of London awards £2m for London’s new green spaces

Sadiq Khan hopes the environmental funding will help clean air and filter carbon dioxide emissions

Ministry of Justice responds to environmental report

In its original report, the Environmental Audit Committee claimed the department failed to meet its own “unambitious” environmental targets

National Grid launches 48-hour green energy regional forecast

It predicts over the next 24 hours, North East England and South Scotland will be providing the greenest electricity in the UK