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Paul Hatchwell: The Paris Agreement seem far removed from the daily concerns of businesses balancing energy efficiency and emissions reduction investments against other compliance and competitiveness issues. But it is not.
A growing number of high-profile companies are adopting carbon reduction targets based on their contribution to global emissions and the Paris Agreement. Paul Hatchwell looks at how a more science-based approach is giving firms greater confidence about their sustainability goals and the resources needed
A strong case is being made to policymakers for continuing ambition on the environment after EU withdrawal, reports Isabella Kaminski, but will they listen?
Experts are divided on the environmental benefits of an expansion of energy from waste in the UK, and Brexit is adding a sense of urgency to the debate. Conor McGlone reports
Richard Macrory: Another strict interpretation of air quality rules by the European court will add to case law that courts in the UK will be bound to refer to, even after it leaves the EU
Matthew Farrow: The public’s attitude to air pollution has shifted, yet the government’s reluctance to act decisively for fear of alienating motorist groups and business lobbies is taking its toll
Bob Evans: How to mitigate the impact of water runoff that strips land of nutrients and pesticides is up for debate as the sector seeks to protect the environment and reduce the risk to agriculture
Dieter Helm: We need to rethink energy, jettison the fallacy of peak oil and ever rising fossil fuel prices, and instead focus on R&D and new digital and renewables technologies
Interface, a global flooring manufacturer, the Environment Agency’s internal environment management team, an energy efficient centre for medicine and a restoration project in the Swindale Valley were among the winners at yesterday’s ENDS Environmental Impact Awards ceremony
Since the UK implemented the recast EU Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive in 2012, it has consistently met its own targets for collecting electrical waste, this month's infographic shows.
London | Ricardo Energy & Environment
Manchester | JSM Associates
Central London | Greater London Authority (GLA)
Twickenham, London (Greater) | EndsEurope
Manchester, Greater Manchester | Temple Group
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