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Paul Hatchwell: After several years of rapid expansion, shell-shocked investors are now holding back from committing to new renewable energy projects, even offshore wind
Separate versus co-mingled collection is an ongoing debate but Conor McGlone asks whether councils are going to the required lengths to establish which practice will maximise their recycling rates
Most organisations know they will have to revise their environmental management processes during the next three years. But when should they start and how extensive are the changes? Isabella Kaminski investigates
The government is considering how to reform rules that are intended to save lives in fires but have introduced toxicity to our homes and environment. Gareth Simkins investigates
Mary Creagh: A new law will force regulators to report the impact of their work on businesses. But there could be negative consequences if deregulation comes at any cost
Richard Macrory: A recent court decision indicates it will be rare for legal principles to prevent government from suddenly changing existing tax and other relief arrangements
Kerry Mashford: Despite uncertainty over how the government is going to meet its green targets, there is plenty of potential for the non-domestic buildings sector to reduce its energy use
Richard Benwell: The latest round of river basin management plans are at best disappointing. Yet there is potential for improving rivers and the environment if influence can stretch beyond government
The latest set of biodiversity indicators reveals species such as birds and butterflies are continuing to decline despite increases in the extent of protected areas
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