The World’s First Green Investment Bank

The UK is to set up the world’s first Green Investment Bank. The plan is the responsibility of the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and has been in development since 2010. Continue reading

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UK Parliament Consults on Sustainable Building

The UK Parliament is looking to industry for submissions about the state of sustainable building in the country and feedback on the Green Deal. The initiative comes from the All Party Parliamentary Group for Excellence in the Built Environment. Continue reading

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UK Government Clash with Europe on Green Regulation

The EU and the UK Government seem likely to cross swords on green issues. The UK Prime Minister is under pressure from his party to be tougher over Europe and European regulations. This has lead to accusations of “untrue” claims from Europe’s environment commissioner, Janez Potocnik. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – August 24th 2012

The world has already used a year’s worth of resources in 2012 … China invests $372 Billion in clean tech and the UK announces a £16 million fund … License is Granted for First Commercial Wave Farm in US. Continue reading

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Will the Lights Stay on in the UK, France, Japan and Mexico?

Will the lights stay on in your country over the next 20 years? That’s the alarming question addressed in recent research by Bloomberg and ABB. The answers are no less alarming and force us to consider whether there is a serious prospect of energy supply not matching demand. Continue reading

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