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Record year for renewable energy, but it’s a race against time

Additions in installed renewable power capacity set new records in 2016, with 161 gigawatts (GW) installed, increasing total global capacity by almost 9 percent over 2015, to nearly 2,017 GW. Accordinf to REN21's Renewables 2017 Global Status Report (GSR). Comment Christine Lins, Executive Secretary of REN21.

Contributor: Christine Lins | Published: 19 June 2017

The office is make or break for british workers

More than 1 in 2 workers would turn down a job if they didn’t like the office space, according to new research. A survey of 1,014 UK workers in full or part time work carried out by etailer Furniture123.co.uk, has revealed more than half (53%) of job hunters would turn down a role if they did not like the company’s office or working environment.

Contributor: Mark Kelly | Published: 1 May 2017

How Tesco went greener and cut its energy bill

Academics at Loughborough University have helped Tesco reduce its carbon footprint and save on its energy bill by proposing alterations to the working practices of its store staff. Comment from Professor Andrew Dainty of Loughborough’s School of Civil and Building Engineering.

Contributor: Professor Andrew Dainty | Published: 6 March 2017