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Firms could put their reputations at risk by defining sustainability too broadly.
Plans to label the carbon footprints of products remain vague.
Sir Nicholas Stern hits back at critics of his review of the economics of climate change.
Climate change criteria introduce environmental performance requirements in the index.
Lack of support for household micro-renewables could deter public uptake.
Data published in January suggests air quality is on a worsening long-term trend.
Uptake of Microsoft’s Vista operating system is set to increase electronic waste.
Residual waste in Greater Manchester is to be treated through mechanical-biological treatment.
Plans to turn environmental threats into opportunities raise questions about the sustainability of some products.
Energy use in the water industry is expected to increase despite efficiencies.
Permit applications from BP and Ineos reveal refineries' challenges in cutting emissions to air.
The energy regulator is urging an overhaul of government support for renewables.
Most non-hazardous waste producers will only have to sort waste and recycle part of it to comply with the landfill Directive, according to Environment Agency guidance.1
Review reveals delays and confusion in implementing the EU biocides Directive.
The car industry has denounced proposals from the European Commission for a mandatory target to cut carbon dioxide emissions from new cars. Fuel suppliers will also have to reduce CO2 from the production and use of petrol and diesel.
Court backs scientific judgement to designate site of special scientific interest.
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