EAC’s assessment of the UK’s Sustainable Development Goal efforts is the second to doubt the government’s commitment to the international policy
The National Farmers Union’s latest emergency request to use neonicotinoid pesticides has been rejected by the government
Poor information submitted on chemical toxicity is undermining the European Chemicals Agency’s efforts to identify SVHCs
Better access to green finance and a coherent climate policy framework are vital to the success of the UK’s industrial strategy in delivering a low-carbon economy, say analysts
The standard of evidence required for designating marine protection areas in the UK has been raised inappropriately, according to the Environmental Audit Committee
Keir Starmer has promised a future Labour government would retain enforcement mechanisms as well as environmental regulations
The owner of a waste operation in Penzance has been fined for managing hazardous waste inappropriately
Some Northern Ireland renewable heating firms have been forced to stop operating following tariff changes, according to a trade association
The Red Tape Initiative is the latest deregulatory effort to be launched in the UK, seeking to reduce burdens in a post-Brexit nation
Brownfield sites that require environmental impact assessments must be included on council registers but should not be granted permission in principle for development, says DCLG
The government has asked the High Court for more time to publish its draft air quality plan, due ostensibly to pre-election purdah
Mandatory collections and tax breaks to bring down food waste in England have once again been dismissed by the environment department
The capture and storage of carbon from biomass and the use of steel slag to trap emissions are among the potentially game-changing negative emissions technologies to receive funding
The industrial strategy challenge fund will support research into electric vehicles, driverless cars and advanced materials
A group of NGOs have been given permission to challenge the government’s revisions to environmental cost protection rules in court
UK businesses and research organisations focusing on the energy trilemma are being invited to apply in Innovate UK’s fifth Energy Catalyst funding round
ISO 20400 replaces an earlier British standard, while introducing broader provisions on human rights
A strong case is being made to policymakers for continuing ambition on the environment after EU withdrawal, reports Isabella Kaminski, but will they listen?
Plan after strategy after bill has been lofted into the fire, fuelled by Brexit and fanned by Theresa May’s snap election
As the marine energy sector waits for the government’s position on the Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, James Parsons speaks with Charles Hendry, author of the independent report advocating its development
Participants in the CRC have continued to reduce their emissions, but how much can be attributed to the energy efficiency scheme, which is has been beset by ongoing change, is difficult to gauge
Andrew Bird: We need to move away from a narrow focus on weight-based recycling targets and extend producer responsibility to help local authorities improve their waste management
Joanne Nightingale: A European initiative is providing unprecedented access to a wealth of Earth observation data that will be turned into products and services to help mitigate the effects of climate change
Despite improvements the water sector continues to be responsible for large volumes of pollutants entering England’s rivers every year, so what can be done to stem the flow? Rachel Salvidge reports on plans to make private firms strengthen their resilience duties
Richard Macrory: Planning authorities should avoid reading development plans and government policy guidance as though they were detailed legislation, says the Court of Appeal
Vincent Zabielski: Now that article 50 has been triggered we need to negotiate a smooth exit from Euratom to maintain safety standards for UK nuclear operations and enable new builds
Recent discoveries are expanding our knowledge of how air pollution affects the human body. Gareth Simkins examines studies showing that what we breathe in can cause a number of life-threatening conditions in previously healthy people of any age
ENDS has compiled a list of international environmental treaties the UK is a party to and which shape its policy considerations
A guide for environmental professionals on key issues in UK environmental law and compliance during the Brexit negotiations, highlighting four ways in which the legal relationship between UK and EU law could begin to loosen even before the final date of departure.
Large infrastructure projects are just one of the factors changing the way green consultants work. Top environmental consultants came together at ENDS roundtable event to discuss the latest industry trends.
The EU has a big influence in British environmental policy and standards, making environmental professionals relatively well informed about its workings. Does the UK environmental profession respect the EU and want Britain to remain, or has familiarity bred contempt? In association with Society for the Environment ENDS surveyed the profession to find out.
As we emerge from recession prospects are looking up for the environmental consultancy market. ENDS, with the help of a group of environmental consultants, look at the opportunities on the horizon
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