Commercial PV looks to the future

13 March 2012

Paul Reeve considers the future of commercial PV, looking at expected PV tariffs and ways in which installers can help the user.

Is this the greenest Government ever?

12 March 2012

Soon after the Coalition was formed, David Cameron said he wanted the new administration to be the greenest government ever. Can the Government argue that it has succeeded? Flemmich Webb investigates.

Power for the people

6 March 2012

A new generation of nuclear power could face a major European legal hurdle as events at Fukushima are analysed in a UK context, explains Jon Herbert.

GIS — are we nearly there?

28 February 2012

From the time the first pixellated maps crept out into the digital landscape, GIS (Geographic Information System) has quickly evolved to become an important set of tools in environmental study, planning and management. Today, GIS is a very different animal from its 1960s' ancestors. Graham Morgan looks at how it has developed.

How dirty is your data?

28 February 2012

The cloud continues to integrate itself into business infrastructure but, with the drive to reduce costs and maintain high corporate social responsibility, the environmental credentials of data centres are now under the spotlight. Dave Howell reports.

Contaminated land: will new guidance bring faster progress?

22 February 2012

Revised statutory guidance for implementation of Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 has been laid before Parliament. But Defra’s proposed revisions to legislation governing contaminated land have raised concerns in some quarters. Rob Bell reports.

Climate change without change

8 February 2012

Jon Herbert looks at how the Met Office is plotting real world climate change as UK renewable energy use increases, but the future of electric cars hangs in the balance.

Air quality, London and the Olympics

8 February 2012

With the 2012 Olympic countdown well under way, and all eyes focused on London, the city’s and the Games’ environmental policies are coming under increasing scrutiny. Flemmich Web reports on the capital’s air quality in the run-up to the greatest show on Earth.