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Firms making climate-friendly claims based on marginal emissions cuts could undermine carbon footprinting.
Brown promises sharper increase in landfill tax escalator from 2008.
Gordon Brown’s eleventh Budget,1 delivered in March, included a range of environmental measures:
Guidelines are needed to help firms calculate carbon footprints.
Goals for river basin management plans have been outlined.
Water scarcity could threaten the profitability of some firms.
Renewable electricity supplies have failed to keep up with demand from businesses.
The government has approved a tunnel to tackle London’s sewage overflows.
A slowdown in sales of A-rated appliances is putting energy labelling under scrutiny.
Incineration capacity for hazardous waste is a priority for England, says the Environment Department.
"Carbon footprint" product labelling trials look set to drive carbon emissions cuts.
The pressure is on for local authorities to tackle climate change.
An urban environment policy is needed to limit development impacts.
Site waste management plans could be made compulsory for building projects.
Review of the EU Directive restricting hazardous substances in electrical and electronic goods.
Plymouth, South Devon, UK | Wolf Minerals
London | Ricardo Energy & Environment
Croydon | Jacobs Engineering Group
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