Pharmaceutical use is rapidly increasing and residues have been found in rivers and drinking water. Are we sleepwalking into an environmental disaster? Rachel Salvidge investigates.
The Liberal Democrats' manifesto sets out plans for five new green laws for nature, transport, carbon, buildings and resource efficiency
Pledges to restore biodiversity and protect nature sit alongside promises to expand new nuclear and gas, invest in science and ‘halt the spread of onshore wind farms’ in the Conservative Party manifesto
A greener, low-carbon economy based on a decarbonised energy sector, with major structural changes to energy, transport and other national infrastructure priorities dominate Labour’s 2015 manifesto
The proportion of sites showing poor compliance rose in 2013, according to the latest data, despite an increase in the quality of management and procedures at permitted sites
The Environment Agency is now able to accept enforcement undertakings for breaches of the Environmental Permitting Regulations. It expects a significant rise in offers - and in challenges to its decisions
Despite strong progress in areas such as decarbonisation of the energy sector, climate advisors have called for greater efforts to avoid further failures in meeting annual and 2020 emissions reduction targets
Construction of the UK’s new nuclear power fleet has yet to begin despite a fanfare of new policies, regulations and low-carbon incentives. Paul Hatchwell finds out why.
With the public now backing development of solar power, David Burrows looks at how a subsidy free sector can develop over the coming decade.
ENDS’ lastest infographic shows that building energy use is still a huge problem for the NHS and large variations exist across the country
The Green Deal continues to grow, but the impact of its slow take-off is compounded by continuing decline in the much larger ECO scheme and retrenchment in parts of the energy efficiency sector
A decision by the Court of Appeal has helped clarify the legal issues concerning major infrastructure projects, particularly in regards to compulsory purchase.
Retiring the UK’s coal plants will be a low cost and effective way of tackling the growing problem of anthropogenic climate change.
What a difference five years can make.
With few charities communicating mainstream environmental ideas to the public, the time has arrived for an organisation to engage people’s interests.
The Coalition government’s attitude towards the environment over the past five years could well be summarised by the phrase ‘deregulation, deregulation, deregulation’
With the success of EU legislation in improving the air we breath, the next gains will be made by taking a localised approach and greening our car fleets
The European Commission has successfully appealed a ‘bold’ ruling by the Court of Justice that its access to justice rules did not fully reflect the Aarhus Convention
With the UK’s energy policy not yet fully developed, perhaps it is time to take a lesson from the US on the capacity mechanism
Many groups had expressed support for the EU’s circular economy package, now abandoned with the promise of “more ambitions” proposals. But can we afford to wait?
The controversial CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, accounting for 10% of the UK’s emissions from about 2,000 large organisations, will celebrate its fifth birthday in April.
London Docklands | Canal & River Trust
Nationwide | EEF The Manufacturers’ Organisation
Whitehaven, Cumbria | Atkins Global
Birmingham or Manchester | Peter Brett Associates
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire | Peter Brett Associates
Nationwide | OHES Environmental Ltd
Regional - Bristol | Galliford Try
Greater Manchester (Delph office) | Geosyntec Consultants
Bristol/Bath or Greater Manchester (Delph) | Geosyntec Consultants
City of London | Ricardo-AEA
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