Information technology companies are becoming reluctant to build big data centres in the UK because of uncertainties and additional costs created by the government’s carbon reduction commitments.

Peru’s government is to wring an extra $1.1bn of taxes from the country’s mining sector, making the Andean country the latest resource-rich nation to demand a greater share of the commodities boom.

Beijing appears to be rethinking its singular focus on electric vehicles to reduce fuel consumption and improve air quality as it becomes increasingly clear that its targets for mass-producing elec

Some areas near Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could be uninhabitable for many years, due to remaining high levels of radioactive contamination, the Japanese government has

Volkswagen is poised to unveil a single-seat, ultra-frugal, zero-emission electric car.

An electricity power plant in Minnesota. The recession has hit demand for electricity, cutting emissions to about 30 per cent below the cap

Shares in Essar Energy fell by 5 per cent on fears that restrictions on forestry clearing would continue to prevent the Indian power company from opening new coal mines to fuel its ambitious power

High oil prices and weaker economic growth have “dramatically” curtailed the expansion of global oil demand, with the world registering a zero increase in June, according to the International Energ

Japan has announced a major overhaul of its nuclear safety regime that will aim to sever links between regulators and the nuclear lobby, links that critics say made atomic plants such as Fukushima

Ford Motor is recalling 1.1m pick-up trucks because their fuel tanks can fall off and cause a fire, as the straps holding on the tank are prone to corrosion in certain conditions.