Spain’s state-owned chain of paradores, the grand hotels often housed in ancient castles and monasteries, has announced that all 97 of its establishments will use only electricity from renewable sources from the start of the new year.
With the threat of climate change becoming all the more catastrophic with each passing day but the president of the world's largest economy — US — refusing to acknowledge that it's a reality, the frustration is only rising with each passing day.
Battle lines have been drawn for one of the biggest nimby battles in decades with a warning from conservationists that a plan to build a million new homes between Oxford and Cambridge will concrete over an area the size of Birmingham.
The chorus of biofuel critics is getting louder. In an opinion article published in the journal PNAS, a pair climate scientists argued continued support for biofuel production will make it more difficult to protect the climate.
Examine any piece of urban infrastructure — a street, sidewalk, park bench, or dock — and evidence of a losing battle is quickly evident. Nature has always been a relentless destroyer of anything wooden, stone, or steel.
Will we someday be able to fly without the guilt of causing environmental damage? A handful of firms and regulators hope that the electric revolution in cars will also take to the skies, helping the industry cope with an expected boom in travel and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The European Conservative and Reformist group which represents Conservative MEPs has said Brexit will make it ‘impossible’ to guarantee that current environmental standards can be maintained in Britain or the EU.