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Why cities are failing to harness digital technology to make green gains

Why cities are failing to harness digital technology to make green gains

£104bn is expected to be invested annually in smart city technologies by 2021, according to the International Data Corporation. But some fear the potential environmental gains are not being given... Read more

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Environmental Law

Heathrow Airport subject to environmental disclosure rules, says commissioner

Heathrow Airport Ltd will be made to disclose environmental information when asked under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004, the Information Commissioner’s Office has ruled

Investment & finance

RSK acquires specialist river restoration consultancy

Environmental consultancy RSK has acquired UK-based river restoration and erosion control specialists Salix

Sustainability

IEMA appoints new chief executive

Former BBC environment correspondent Sarah Mukherjee is to take the helm at the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA) in the summer

Environmental Politics

Treasury orders DEFRA to find ‘radical options’ for slashing budget

The chancellor Sajid Javid has called on ministers to shrink their departments’ budgets for their day-to-day operations by 5% in the run up to this autumn’s comprehensive spending review

Global negotiations

Mark Carney appointed finance adviser for COP26

Mark Carney, the outgoing Bank of England governor, has been appointed as the finance adviser for the UN’s climate change conference, to be held in Glasgow in November

Analysis

Environmental Politics

West Midlands plans for net zero by 2041

The West Midlands Combined Authority has proposed reducing the region’s greenhouse gas emissions by an average of 13% each year to 2041, in reaction to the climate crisis

Sustainability

Key changes in the consultancy market in 2019

In 2019 the UK environmental consultancy market saw a number of key acquisitions and people moves. Here's what you need to know

Environmental Law

6 of industry’s greatest environmental challenges

Corporate adaptation to climate change, toxics in the supply chain, particulate air pollution and decarbonising cement and steel are among ENDS’ list of industry’s biggest green challenges

Sustainability

The debrief: How a Belgian cement plant is blazing a trail to net-zero emissions

The cement industry has a long journey ahead if it is to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris Agreement. One carbon capture demonstration project shows a possible way forward

Environmental Politics

Interview: What the Met Office's chief scientist thinks about about heatwaves, sea level rise and staying optimistic about climate change

Professor Stephen Belcher explains how the Met Office is using cutting-edge science to understand how the UK will be affected by climate change

Carbon & energy efficiency

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 under a scheme requiring large firms to assess their energy use

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