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The majority of England’s water bodies are failing to achieve good status. But with a judicial review looming, can catchment management help the Environment Agency meet its aims? Rachel Salvidge investigates
Ageing plants and carbon targets mean coal’s days are numbered. But vague phase-out plans and energy policy uncertainty mean it may be around for a while yet, Kyla Mandel and Isabella Kaminski report
Cement is an energy- and carbon-intensive material to produce, but its properties offer environmental benefits. Conor McGlone reports on how the industry is starting to work together to help cut emissions
Rachel Salvidge: Impetus behind the natural capital movement is building.
Richard Macrory: A recent High Court case of an extension of sand and gravel operations illustrates the complexities of determining which process was involved
Chris Large: Solid evidence of the success of a company’s behaviour change projects can convince senior managers to support environmental programmes
Tim Lang: The UK wastes about 1.9 million tonnes of food a year but still the government falls short on tackling consumer behaviour and an intrinsically destructive supply chain
Rob Cooke: UK biodiversity reveals progress in some areas but in others a more strategic approach to site conservation and protection could prove beneficial.
The world’s biggest carmaker’s decision to deceive regulators over diesel emissions has led the EU to ask if it should get tougher on assessment
Government plans to implement a framework of ‘clean air zones’ would still leave eight zones non-compliant by 2020
Massive investments are expected or under way for the UK’s electricity generation infrastructure despite slowing demand
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