Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014 Featured
Why targeting 4 human emotions is key to marketing sustainability

While brands have been remarkably successful at feeding universal human drives, such as the desire for adventure, power or status...

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Stop building offshore wind farms, says Centrica


Source: The Telegraph 24 July 2014
Stop building offshore wind farms, says Centrica

Britain should stop building expensive offshore wind farms, energy giant Centrica has said, claiming that billpayers could be saved £96bn by 2030...

Crowdfunding campaign seeks to help Detroit residents pay water bills


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
Crowdfunding campaign seeks to help Detroit residents pay water bills

A crowdfunding campaign is seeking to match donors with Detroit residents who are behind on their bill payments...

Commuters hit by 'brutal' heat on London's transport network that it would be illegal to transport livestock in


Source: Evening Standard 24 July 2014
Commuters hit by 'brutal' heat on London's transport network that it would be illegal to transport livestock in

Commuters are feeling the heat as temperatures on London’s busy Tubes hit “brutal” highs that it would be illegal to transport livestock in...

AMA warns against push by private health insurers into 'US-style care'


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
AMA warns against push by private health insurers into 'US-style care'

The Australian Medical Association has issued a pre-emptive warning to the government against a major expansion of the role of private health...

Try a bike map app that shows the best routes for the whole world


Source: TreeHugger 24 July 2014
Try a bike map app that shows the best routes for the whole world

David Boudreault and Olivier Carbonneau got together and decided to index the network of most popular bike paths in the world - 1.346 million...

IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Water


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Water

Keith Wishart, Technology & Innovation Consultant for IBM UKI, gives his predictions for water in 2014.

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Intelligent Urban Transportation


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
Intelligent Urban Transportation

As the world becomes increasingly urbanized, cities, and the movement of people and goods within them, are critical to the future of citizens and...

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UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a year


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
UK renewable energy subsidies capped at £200m a year

A ceiling of £200m a year will be placed on subsidies to some of the major forms of renewable energy from this autumn...

Voters want more renewables to tackle energy insecurity


Source: BusinessGreen 24 July 2014
Voters want more renewables to tackle energy insecurity

Renewables are seen by the public as a better way to boost energy security than any other energy source, new polling has revealed...

Evolution: Smart Grid Technology Requires Creating New Business Models


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
Evolution: Smart Grid Technology Requires Creating New Business Models

A century ago, the first great business model innovation in the electric power industry was set in motion with the move from...

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EU Confirms Approval of Germany's New Renewable Energy Law


Source: The Wall Street Journal 24 July 2014
EU Confirms Approval of Germany's New Renewable Energy Law

BRUSSELS—European Union antitrust authorities confirmed Wednesday their approval of Germany's new renewable energy law...

How Should Cities Measure Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions?


Source: Sustainable Cities 24 July 2014
How Should Cities Measure Their Greenhouse Gas Emissions?

The World Resources Institute, C40 Cities and the ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability, have published their second version of...

IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Smarter Cities


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
IBM UK & Ireland Predictions for 2014 - Smarter Cities

Victoria Burton, Smarter Cities & Communities Leader for IBM UKI, outlines her predictions for the year ahead.

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Europe proposes 80% energy savings goal for 2030, to improve security and independence


Source: The Climate Group 24 July 2014
Europe proposes 80% energy savings goal for 2030, to improve security and independence

LONDON: The European Commission has agreed an increased 30% energy efficiency target for 2030, in a move that could diminish over reliance on...

Burning wood for power can be low carbon, UK government finds


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
Burning wood for power can be low carbon, UK government finds

Burning wood to produce electricity can produce lower carbon emissions than other fuels, but only under tightly controlled conditions...

IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management


Source: IBM 24 July 2014
IBM Smarter Cities Public Safety— Emergency Management

The first obligation of a city is to protect its citizens and its critical infrastructure. But maintaining public safety involves a number of...

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'Pay-As-You-Go' Solar Financing Hits New Milestone


Source: TheEnergyCollective 24 July 2014
'Pay-As-You-Go' Solar Financing Hits New Milestone

We've said it before and we'll say it again: pay-as-you-go solar is the future for those working beyond the grid...

Sustainable packaging: there's no such thing as 'waste


Source: The Guardian 24 July 2014
Sustainable packaging: there's no such thing as 'waste

Taking a holistic approach to consumer goods packaging, it is possible to be sustainable, innovative and profitable...

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent healthcare


Source: The Verge 23 July 2014

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber...

Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan


Source: BBC 23 July 2014
Dispute over 'bonkers' EU energy savings plan

EU commissioners are meeting today to agree an energy savings target for 2030 amid serious disagreement about how ambitious it should be...

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