The Conservative manifesto pledges to create ‘Future Britain’ wealth funds, and a shale gas fund is under discussion at the Treasury. Is the UK finally waking up to the opportunity such schemes offer for tackling inequality?
Housing association invests in electricity-generating turbines that will fund affordable homes in rural ScotlandAmid the rolling hills and woodland pastures of south-east Scotland, a wind of change is blowing through communities...
Poverty, crime, and homelessness are still rampant problems in countries around the world. 100-year-old futurist Jacque Fresco and architectural illustrator Roxanne Meadows founded The Venus Project to not only address these...
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London mayor Sadiq Khan has pledged to follow Nottingham and Bristol in setting up a council energy company – and it could shake up the whole market
New regulations open up an unexplored market for solar in heavily populated areas such as favelas, led by co-operatives, social startups and small businesses
Council approves shale gas tests in village of Kirby Misperton despite receiving 4,375 objections to the plans
A vote allowing Third Energy to frack for shale gas could pave way for technique to be used across England, critics say
County hall meeting hears objections to project by Third Energy to frack for shale gas near village of Kirby Misperton
The UK government’s failure to build new homes that are energy efficient will see future generations dealing with our costly mistakes
New research has shown the aged care provider Warrigal that sustainable design affects residents’ wellbeing, as well as its bottom line
Thirty years on from one of the worst radiation leaks in history, several countries have moved to phase out nuclear energy production altogether, and experts say another accident would kill the industry
Tory mayoral candidate asked questions in parliament about cuts that affected brother Ben’s investments in solar energy firm
Only 1% of households took out loans under now abandoned scheme, which auditors say failed to deliver ‘meaningful benefit’
Three decades after the nuclear disaster, the concrete protecting the reactor is starting to crack. Yet people still live there – and a new virtual reality project will take many more inside the ‘death zone’
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