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The latest version of the coalition agreement between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats offers a mass of environmental and low carbon policies.
Implementing long-term strategies to cut emissions will help organisations do well in under the UK’s new energy efficiency scheme, according to speakers at a recent ENDS seminar
Far from looming blackouts, the current energy market is likely to deliver a glut of new gas-fired power stations, threatening the future of low-carbon generation and jeopardising the UK’s binding carbon budgets by 2020
Two new generation brominated flame retardants have been detected at significant levels in Arctic wildlife by the Norwegian authorities. There are indications the products may already be widespread in the environment
Around 50,000 farmers will be helped to grow cotton more sustainably this year through the Better Cotton Initiative. Marks & Spencer, Ikea and H&M are among those that will buy the scheme’s output
Gasification developers are expressing frustration with the sampling regime required by Ofgem to prove they are not simply incinerators
Scientists have concluded that it makes more sense to set land aside for nature rather than subsidising organic farming across much of the UK’s countryside. But some of their co-researchers say they are jumping the gun
Two years on from the launch of the national indicators framework, the task of monitoring councils’ environmental performance remains an inexact science. Further years’ data are required before a clearer picture can emerge, finds David Carr
Ofgem may use part of Scotland’s gas grid to link carbon capture and storage demonstration projects in Scotland with undersea storage sites
Draft text for a bill on clean energy and cap-and-trade measures on greenhouse gases has been received by a US Senate committee
The distribution of seats in the new coalition cabinet might concern some environmentalists, but the Conservative and Liberal Democrat environment ministers should not find it too hard to work together
The judgment on Alcan’s Lynemouth aluminium smelter reinforces the strict approach to environmental directives taken by the European Court of Justice
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