To increase energy efficiency, many countries are encouraging their citizens to make individual energy-saving changes, such as changing the type of light bulbs they use. This study investigated the relationship between understanding of environmental issues and effective energy-saving behaviour and shows that informed citizens are key to successful policy.
Improving the energy efficiency of homes could have positive economy-wide impacts, recent UK research suggests. It would allow householders to spend the money they save on energy on other products and services. Although this additional demand and the associated production in non-energy sectors would partly offset the energy saved in the home, this ‘rebound effect’ does not completely outweigh the household energy savings.
Audi has admitted 2.1 million of its cars sold to the public contain software designed to cheat emissions tests. As the diesel emissions scandal rolls on, reports claim several senior executives across the Volkswagen group has been put on leave.
The final text of Agenda 2030, and its centrepiece, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), are quite staggering achievements. But at some point they have to go beyond aspiration and into action.
Today Google is celebrating tis 17th birthday!But, have you ever wondered if Google is green enough?We have gathered some facts in orded to answer the above question.
It’s been dubbed the “diesel dupe”. The German car giant has admitted cheating emissions tests in the US. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), some cars being sold in America had devices in diesel engines that could detect when they were being tested, changing the performance accordingly to improve results.
The new UN Agenda for Sustainable Development is adopted today in New York. It represents a true landmark achievement uniting the whole world around 17 common goals for a more sustainable future. The EU was instrumental to reach an ambitious outcome.