NRW chief executive Emyr Roberts talks to Isabella Kaminski about the challenges of the body’s first three years, how it has dealt with criticism and the big changes on the horizon
Government is being urged to maintain existing levels of environmental protection, but could Brexit be an opportunity to develop a new legislative vision?
The environmental sector is preparing to defend and build on four decades of EU-inspired improvements in environmental quality
CR has grown rapidly across the globe, emerging from almost nowhere in 1990 to become an increasingly mainstream activity. Our infographic looks at progress so far
Corporate reporting is now a mainstream business, but how has it changed and does it still serve environmental needs? Paul Hatchwell talks to Paul Scott, managing director of Corporate Register
Natural Resources Wales is helping to develop a national natural resources policy by organising its work into six discrete geographical areas
English and Welsh local authorities are not conducting enough environmental inspections on the industries they regulate, according to a DEFRA report
Local councils have much responsibility and little power when it comes to tackling air pollution. Oxford and York are pioneering innovative ways to improve their city centres. Gareth Simkins investigates
Low-emission zones have been slow to take off in the UK: only five are active and four apply only to buses
The DECC/BIS merger could provide an opportunity to decarbonise British industry, particularly if work continues on a series of ambitious sectoral roadmaps
Theresa May has taken over as UK prime minister, but her ambition on environmental protection and climate change has yet to be tested
Isabella Kaminski: After the initial shock of the EU referendum result, UK politics went into overdrive for three weeks of confusion, dissolution and resolution
Richard Macrory: A case over conditions imposed on fishing licences illustrates the need for caution by judges when handling complex scientific evidence provided by environmental regulators
Howard Price: After years of inadequate and ever-changing guidance on identifying contaminated land, the axing of funding from next year will leave local authorities in an even worse position
Paul Hatchwell: As Britain went to the polls on 23 June, violent rainstorms left much of the country in chaos. It was a fitting preface to the political and economic shock that both Remain and Leave supporters woke up to on Friday.
Peter Prior: Financial support for renewable energy should be about meeting emissions targets, not promoting technology flavours of the moment over more suitable, cheaper alternatives
Mike Keil: Resilience is in danger of becoming the new sustainability – an overused buzzword with little substance behind it. Yet building it is essential for water companies to deal with extreme weather
Borrowing a technique used in medical science can offer definitive conclusions on chemical toxicity, says environmental scientist Paul Whaley
Richard Macrory: The European Water Framework Directive leaves room for member states to decide whether deterioration of water status is justifiable in individual cases
Mark Gough: A natural capital protocol will allow organisations to systematically integrate their relationships with nature into their strategy and operations as resources become scarcer
Isabella Kaminski: It will not be a surprise to ENDS Report readers that the environmental profession is staunchly pro-EU
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