Dieter Helm’s review criticised as academic exercise and majority of recommendations should not be implemented, energy industry representatives say
The Environment Agency’s gender pay gap is much lower than the overall UK gender pay gap, transparency data reveals
Building a potentially shorter and cheaper third runway at London’s hub airport would still require the diversion of five rivers, says a new consultation
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) believes policy action to implement the CGS is needed now or the UK will miss its legally binding emission targets
Two contractors have been ordered to pay more than £180,000 for polluting groundwater with over 11,000 litres of diesel
Campaigners against a third runway have queried the noise impact of an expanded Heathrow Airport and noted limited demand for domestic routes
A three-monthly update report and transitional arrangement status of the EU nuclear treaty has been announced by the energy secretary
Four people have been appointed to the regulator’s nine-member board, including a former Conservative councillor and the chair of the Natural Capital Coalition
The Environment Agency has set up a dedicated team to tackle plastics waste, while Scotland bans plastic cotton buds and London takes aim at bottle waste
A waste management firm has been ordered to pay £26,000 after failing to heed EA warnings over fly infestation and tyre fire risk
Climate risk disclosure must be made mandatory if it is to be effective, the Grantham Research Institute tells the Commons inquiry into green finance
Four stories in brief, including the climate threat to Scottish landmarks, £1.5bn for flood defences and soil biodiversity to be assessed
Planned reforms to the way that the Scottish Environment Protection Agency gauges conformity to permit conditions have not been applied
Ofgem must clamp down on network operators criticised for yielding profits beyond the ‘wildest dreams’ of other companies, according to ECIU
The European Chemicals Agency adds seven substances of very high concern and updates the entry for bisphenol-A, as the list of SVHCs hits 181
London has not yet exceeded the hourly limit on nitrogen dioxide, a clear sign that efforts to cut pollution are working
The content of forthcoming consultations and strategies will reveal whether there is substance behind the vision outlined in the 25-year plan
England’s natural environment is in decline, according to DEFRA’s latest figures
Sarah Jolliffe, Company Energy Manager at BAM Nuttall Ltd., shares her insights
Three years on from a Treasury review of carbon emissions from infrastructure, and 18 months since the publication of a standard tailored for the sector, what is the industry doing about carbon? Catherine Early reports
The UK government is rethinking the incentives that encourage large-scale wood-burning for energy. It’s time it diverted public money to cheaper and cleaner options, says Caroline Haywood
The Environment Agency has extended a consultation on its wide-ranging charging proposals, but fears remain that firms will not have enough time to prepare for the proposed introduction of the revised fees in April 2018. Jamie Carpenter and Gareth Simkins investigate
With directly elected mayors taking the hotseats in six combined authorities and more powers being devolved to local authorities, can they have an impact on environmental sustainability? Tom Reeve reports
Membership of the European Environment Agency does not have to end with Brexit, and continuing to collaborate on climate change and other cross-border issues makes sense, writes Derek Osborn
Around 700 people from 60 countries descended on Edinburgh for the biennial World Forum on Natural Capital in November. Rachel Salvidge sets out what you need to know about a concept that is gaining traction
Big infrastructure, Brexit and changes to regulations were some of the hot topics at this year’s ENDS Report roundtable of environmental consultants
ENDS inaugural Environmental Impact Awards recognised the achievements of 11 winners and several highly commended projects and teams
A guide for environmental professionals on key issues in UK environmental law and compliance during the Brexit negotiations, highlighting four ways in which the legal relationship between UK and EU law could begin to loosen even before the final date of departure.
The EU has a big influence in British environmental policy and standards, making environmental professionals relatively well informed about its workings. Does the UK environmental profession respect the EU and want Britain to remain, or has familiarity bred contempt? In association with Society for the Environment ENDS surveyed the profession to find out.
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