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Two massive political shocks either side of the Atlantic over the past eight months have begun to reshape cherished international environment and climate policy in divergent and unpredictable ways.
It will cost at least £161bn to clean up 17 nuclear sites across the UK, and the challenges involved are many and complex. Rob Edwards sets out the immense scale of the nuclear decommissioning task ahead
Hugh Jones: Some large companies are deciding to set science-based targets on climate change and are even looking at what might be needed to achieve the 1.5°C ambition. What’s in it for them?
Peter Bonfield: As floods become more common, a DEFRA-appointed team is working on measures to encourage householders and businesses to make their properties more resilient to flooding
Intermittent renewable generation, capacity shortages and a new smart energy market are driving electricity storage towards becoming a viable commercial option. But barriers remain. Paul Hatchwell investigates
Richard Macrory: A recent court case confirmed that member states have a fair amount of flexibility in setting water tariffs to encourage efficient use of resources while recovering costs for services
Mark Barrett: Modelling energy systems is a complex process, with the potential for bias and the added difficulty of predicting future behaviour, but it is vital for formulating good energy policy
Ian Ross: A group of new contaminants is triggering significant media and regulatory attention in the US, Europe and Australia, with particular concern over the impact on drinking water safety
Councils across England are struggling to meet the costs of local pollution control and the service is at breaking point.
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