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Carbon & energy efficiency

Policy briefing: Get ready for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, Phase 2

Policy briefing: Get ready for the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, Phase 2

Organisations must notify the Environment Agency by 5 December 2019 to comply with their obligations...

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Investment & finance

Environment Agency chair: Business unprepared for worsening weather

Failure to invest at scale in climate change mitigation and adaptation risks inducing global economic shocks, according to Environment Agency chair Emma Howard Boyd

Chemical risks and hazards

Glyphosate weedkiller caused cancer, says US jury

A jury sitting in San Francisco has found that a man’s blood cancer was linked to exposure to the world’s most commonly-used weedkiller, Bayer’s Roundup


Scotland making mixed progress on adaptation, says Committee on Climate Change

Scotland is better prepared for climate change than it was three years ago but some priority areas are off-track, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC)

Environmental Politics

Environment Bill: Housebuilders call for statutory biodiversity targets

Some of the UK’s leading developers have signed an open letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer asking for the Environment Bill, currently in draft form, to set legally binding targets for environmental objectives


Diesel train to receive world’s first pollution-cutting retrofit

Technology to limit the emission of nitrogen oxides and particulates from diesel trains is to be trialled by South Western Railway, in a world-first project.



International Women’s Day: Women in the environment sector

International Women’s Day: Women in the environment sector

To mark International Women’s Day, ENDS has put together a selection of women in the environment sector, each of whom are blazing a trail at the top of their fields.


Policy Briefing: Streamlined energy and carbon reporting

More companies will have to report their energy use and carbon emissions when new rules designed to simplify the reporting process enter into force on 1 April


Repeat offender: How Thames Water is trying to clean up its act

After massive penalties for a litany of environmental offences and missed leakage targets, Thames Water is trying to take a new direction. But regulators still need to be convinced, finds Gareth Simkins

Land, Ecology & Development EIA Benchmarking Monitor

Out of proportion: have EIAs grown too big?

Environmental impact assessment in the UK has long been considered to have a problem with proportionality. Why does this matter and what can be done to improve the situation? Isabella Kaminski investigates


10 compliance deadlines to prepare for in 2019

Regardless of Brexit, businesses will have to meet an array of environmental regulation deadlines this year. Here are 10 key deadlines to look out for

Environmental Politics

How quickly will the government's waste and resources strategy change the system?

The highly-anticipated waste and resources strategy, published this week, covers many of the issues the waste sector has been pushing for action on, but is DEFRA’s plan a real statement of intent or a delay tactic? Conor McGlone investigates

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