DEFRA claims it is getting tough with water firms and has announced measures to tackle sewage pollution, but do they go far enough? Wil Crisp reports.
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The government is preparing to announce plans for the 'biggest tree-planting programme in 50 years', doubling the rates of woodland planting within four years to meet a Climate Change Committee recommendation to plant almost 30,000 hectares a year, press reports have suggested
Prime minister Boris Johnson has said the delayed Environment Bill is an example of the commitment the government has shown in delivering on the 'promises made to the British people before the pandemic'
The Environment Agency is looking for three new people to join its board to help it tackle the impacts of climate change and deliver resilient infrastructure, it said in an announcement this morning
‘Wholesale change’ in tax policy is required for the county to reach net zero, with greater effort required to hit polluters and reward green investment, according to an analysis
DEFRA has spent £1m on software, which will allow it to track inventories of personal protective equipment and staff vaccination status, in preparation for staff returning to the office
A ruling that overturned a decision over the legality of the government’s airports policy has been met with dismay by many, but does it have a material impact on the nation’s ability to tackle climate change? James Fair reports
Nine-year old girl Ella Adoo Kissi-Debrah became the first person to have air pollution listed on their death certificate, leading to increased pressure on government to take action to improve air quality. But will anything change? Isabella Kaminski reports
Due to return in the next parliamentary session after its latest delay, it seems the Environment Bill will finally receive royal assent in the autumn. Since the bill was introduced, however, numerous amendments have been made and there remain a great many question marks surrounding key targets and the timetable for implementation, among other issues. Here's what you need to know
This year’s COP26, billed as the most important climate talks since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, is fast-approaching. Here's what you need to know.
Bath introduced England’s first clean air zone outside of London in March. Here’s what you need to know about how the scheme works and which cities will be next
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