Around 81% of Brits ‘support carbon labelling on consumer services’

Nearly 60% of consumers are willing to pay more for environmentally-friendly services, according to a new survey

Accommodation sector’s energy use since 2000 ‘up more than any other industrial sector’

The UK’s wider economy has seen its energy usage decline by almost 20% over the same period

Schools across England ‘wasting more than £326m each year on inefficient lighting’

This means they are also generating more than 572,000 tonnes of unnecessary carbon dioxide emissions annually

BMW plant in India launches innovative system to save water

Water scarcity is a big problem in India so at its Chennai site the car manufacturer is implementing new ways to save water

Climate change
Climate targets ‘in jeopardy as energy demand soars’

Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions

UK’s renewable generation soars by 39% year-on-year in third quarter of 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has revealed this surge in clean energy was driven by strong growth from wind and hydropower

‘Significant lifestyle changes will have to happen to hit net zero’

That’s the verdict from Professor Sir Ian Boyd who says the public have “little idea” of what would actually be needed to hit the 2050 target

Fortnite
Could Fortnite be the reason behind a collective £85.8m bill?

New research suggests the energy impact of children playing video games adds up to a staggering amount across the UK each year

UK renewables
Renewables provided third of all UK power in 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) says this is a new record for clean sources of electricity

Coal plant
UK coal generation at end of 2018 down 40% on previous year

That’s according to a new set of statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy