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Paul Hatchwell: How to support the ever thinner green line? DEFRA has turned to outsiders to make up its staffing shortfall, but an experienced hard core of civil servants is still needed to make sense of policy advice
Climate change and population growth are putting pressure on the world’s water resources. Rachel Salvidge examines the looming shortage in the UK and current thinking about how it can be slaked
It is generally accepted that most of the UK’s waste is generated by businesses but there is neither a recycling target in place for C&I waste nor robust data to measure the scale of the problem. Conor McGlone investigates
Can fish derail the world’s first tidal lagoon? James Parsons investigates the challenges facing lagoons, barrages and marine energy projects around the world
Richard Macrory: A judge has delivered guidance on the interpretation of housing policy in the National Planning Policy Framework that will be helpful to planners, developers and other stakeholders
Rufus Howard: Web-based environmental statements are on the way. Such a format can help users navigate these increasingly data-heavy documents through more interactive, user-friendly engagement
Louise Kingham: Brexit uncertainty is scaring off investors, and with the UK set to lose £2.5bn in European Investment Bank loans and EU funds, we need long-term policy to boost confidence
Shaun McCarthy OBE, director of consultancy Action Sustainability, tells us about his new role as chair of IEMA’s Professional Standards Committee.
The UK has made impressive progress in cutting its greenhouse gas emissions since 1990, but our latest infographic shows current policy is not enough to meet emissions targets
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