The French government, which owns about 15 per cent of carmakers Renault and PSA Peugeot Citroën, has pledged to “progressively” ban from 2015 diesel vehicles — which account for two-thirds of car

A robot developed by a UK start-up is helping to locate hazardous radiation sources at the scene of the Fukushima disaster, the world’s worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.

Tumbling oil prices look set to hit electric cars and biofuels harder than other parts of the green power industry, the head of the world’s leading renewable energy agency has warned.

A rift is emerging among investors in some of the world’s biggest energy companies over a global campaign that aims to combat climate change by making fossil fuels as unpopular as tobacco.

Ingersoll-Rand, the Dublin-based manufacturing group, plans to phase out hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), which can have a much more powerful global warming effect than carbon dioxide, by 2030.

India has urged PepsiCo, the US-based drink and snack-food company, to reduce the sugar content in its carbonated beverages, making it the latest country to formally express concern about the impac

South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming, according to a repor

George Osborne has been forced to back down from an attempt to weaken measures to tackle global warming, the Financial Times has learnt.

Insurers are developing plans to protect investors in solar and wind power projects against the sudden withdrawal of crucial state subsidies that have battered the European renewable energy industr

Pharmaceutical companies tend to highlight their role in saving lives, but say little about the impact their manufacturing processes might have on public health and the environment.