Prince Charles, the UKâ€™s â€œGreen Princeâ€, who has described climate change as the 'biggest threat to mankind', will be taking a 7,000-mile round trip to the United States later this month to pick up an environmental award.
Marks & Sparks, our recently refreshed & successful retailer, today announced plans to become carbon neutral in 5 years. M&S plans to spend Â£200million by 2012 to become one of Britain's greenest retailers.
And that's good news, because green consumers will love Marks & Spencer if they succeed, it will be good news for the environment & British life and hopefully it will spur other retailers on to also go green.
Mr Barroso's Commission will have to sell its ideas to EU leaders
This just in from the BBC
The European Commission is due to demand a new "industrial revolution" when it unveils a wide-ranging set of proposals on energy and climate issues.
The EU's civil service wants more investment in renewable energy, arguing that the old fuels have a political as well as clear environmental cost.
Today Gordon Brown, in what is expected to be his last Pre-Budget Report as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, laid out a couple of moves in the green direction.
OK, so weâ€™re here to make sure that everything goes green but weâ€™re not here to push products for the sake of boosting so-called green credentialsâ€¦ so what of the home wind turbine for instance?
Well, thereâ€™s been a bit of press recently regarding the fad of the wind turbine with notable people such as David Cameron, Jamie Olive and the new Science Minister, Malcolm Wicks giving their endorsements.
We were just having a little web surf when Honda's EnvironmentologyTM website came up, a lovely looking little site proclaiming the company's commitment to environmentalism.
First up we reminisced over the original 1974 Honda Civic, the first vehicle to meet the United States' Clean Air Act.
That's what they say over at TurnItAllOff, a site dedicated to informing the casual visitor of the costs of PC energy use.
Today sees the publication of the Stern Review's final report; the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change.
Continuing Energy Saving Week, it's Green Wheels Day today and the Energy Savings Trust are promoting green driving tips to reduce CO2 emissions such as:
Just in case you didn't know it's Energy Saving Week :)
The Energy Savings Trust is kicking off the week with today, Monday, being "Buy better day" meaning that if you're off out to buy yourself a new fridge (on a Monday?) then make sure it's got an Energy Saving Recommended logo!
See the Energy Saving Recommended products.