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A Government scheme that has enabled some of Britain’s biggest cities to have more spending control in areas such as planning and transport is proving to be an effective driver for low carbon growth, according to a new report by the Green Alliance.
The deadly ash tree disease has been found in six further counties in England, Government officials said on Wednesday.
The UK's most powerful onshore wind turbine has started delivering energy to the National Grid for the first time.
The Environment Agency has issued a severe flood warning for parts of England and Wales today, as forecasters predict one month’s worth of rain is set to fall in one day.
A UK demonstration site that aims to be a world-leading proving ground for next generation offshore wind machines has been "inundated with interest" ahead of an official call to investors to help build the £333 million project.
Nissan has picked Sunderland to produce a new "ultra-low CO2" emission compact car in a UK investment programme worth £125 million.
Construction has finally begun on a new £35 million testing facility to help get next generation offshore wind turbines to market more speedily.
The UK Government has announced the location of a new £50 million centre that will accelerate the commercialisation of green technologies.
A huge snow storm is set to cause widespread disruption across the UK this weekend as an Atlantic weather system moves in from the west.
More than 30 locations across the UK have put bids in to host the £3 billion Green Investment Bank (GIB) – a third more than the Government was anticipating.
A North East manufacturer of automotive parts has received £1.65 million of Government funding that will help it supply electric vehicle (EV) battery components to the Nissan LEAF.
The Met Office has this afternoon stepped up the number of severe weather warnings for later this week as a huge snow storm and hurricane-strength winds threaten to cause severe disruption.
Forecasters at the Met Office have today increased the warning of heavy snowfall from a yellow alert to an amber warning across parts of the UK.
Rio Tinto has become the latest multinational to blame a factory closure on new carbon taxes, after it announced that it was shutting an aluminium smelter near Newcastle upon Tyne with the loss of 515 jobs.
Britain's unseasonably sunny and warm weather is about to come to a wet and abrupt end after the Met Office issued a series of severe weather warnings.