London businesses and councils offered £5m for water refilling stations

It is part of the mayor’s efforts to reduce single-use plastic bottles

Green campaigners erect mock fracking rig in London protest

Frack Off London oppose a consultation that could bypass local authorities in permitting exploratory drilling

UKPN charges ahead with new electric vans trial

It is also installing 27 charging points across offices and depots, with plans to power some with onsite solar generation

Third of UK businesses ‘have installed batteries onsite’

The survey also found more than half (59%) of firms like the idea of producing their own energy

Sadiq Khan backs London’s tech start-ups to tackle environmental issues

Winning projects include reducing air pollution and unnecessary car journeys

Global cities leading the way in cutting emissions

New analysis reveals 27 cities, representing 54 million people, saw carbon emissions peak in 2012

UKPN tests online hub to boost renewable generation

It is expected to help local energy generators cut costs by at least £1m a year

Taxi hailing app takes a carbon neutral journey

Ride-hailing app Gett is offsetting its emissions and encouraging electric vehicle adoption

Leading businesses team up with London Mayor to go green

The London Business Climate Leaders aim to make the capital the world’s most sustainable city

Half marathon in London bans plastic bottles

Runners at Harrow Half Marathon will instead be given edible biodegradable water sachets made from seaweed