Cold developments are a hot topic in the food industry. But, as Conor McGlone finds, a lot rests on the UK to prove that it will lower emissions, reduce the impact of air pollution and boost export potential
Bristol scooped this year’s title Green Capital. But, as the government continues to send out mixed messages on sustainability, it is just one of several cities in the UK tackling green issues at a more local level.
The floods of 2013/14 were devastating for the Humber area but a repeat occurrence could have nationwide repercussions. Rachel Salvidge reports
New rules for punishing environmental crimes have brought about more consistency and higher fines, legal experts tell ENDS, but more should be done on the enforcement front
Joan Walley ended a 28-year career in politics at the last election to become chair of the Aldersgate Group. She talks to Isabella Kaminski about the move from the Commons to business lobbying
The initial trickle of cases brought before environmental tribunals since 2012 has grown and greater use of the system is expected in the future. Isabella Kaminski explains how the system works
Air quality is a critical issue for the government, with many urban areas, particular in London, breaching EU limits
The manufacturing and recycling sectors want a revamp of the producer responsibility regime, but they express very different concerns. Chiara Francavilla reports
A third of CRC participants have taken more ambitious measures on enhancing energy efficiency and carbon reduction than outside the scheme
Sustainable energy and green business stakeholders have reacted with dismay at recent policy setbacks, saying the lack of consultation has damaged investor confidence
Latest government figures show nearly all local authorities saw a decrease in CO2 emissions between 2012 and 2013
Shale gas can be extracted without damaging the environment, as long as some key factors are taken into consideration and correctly regulated
The UK aspires to be a global leader in climate change but its energy investors would benefit from a single policy framework with a clearly articulated message
Does carbon reduction matter more than renewables? Amber Rudd seems to think so.
A case about a bull raises important questions as to when it is appropriate to include a procedural right to challenge the decision of an expert official or body
The road to decarbonising the UK and securing a climate deal in Paris has got much bumpier
The importance of technology will continue to grow as we strive to keep finding more sustainable ways of managing our natural resources
The government risks serious criticism and damage to the UK’s future growth and prosperity if it misuses its power over energy policy
A bold Court of Appeal decision indicates that the huge penalties often seen in financial services or competition law could be appropriate to environmental offences
In July 2014, a quiet revolution in business energy efficiency kicked off. Despite its rather unpromising title, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme could be a very big deal
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