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Fisheries Ministers from across Europe came to an agreement on a sweeping reform of fisheries policies early on Wednesday morning, but fell short of the most ambitious changes that green campaigners had demanded.
The Government this week announced changes to its £12 billion smart meter programme, including pushing back the full-scale roll-out by energy suppliers.This is Ed Davey's written Ministerial Statement.
The CBI today urged Ministers to act urgently to get the Energy Bill onto the statute books or face the danger of the "lights going out and not coming back on".
Six energy firms – including three of the 'Big Six’ – are to be investigated by the energy watchdog after failing to meet targets on energy efficiency under Government initiatives to cut consumers bills and reduce carbon emissions.
The UK Government has failed in its legal duty to protect people from the harmful effects of air pollution, the Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday.
A European vote has paved the way for a continent-wide ban on pesticides that have been linked to bee deaths.
The Government has agreed new Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) with more than 50 industrial sectors and claimed they will lead to an 11 per cent energy efficiency improvement across the UK’s most energy intensive industries by 2020.
Two pesticide manufacturers have proposed a bee action plan in the hope that it will stave off a European ban on insecticides that scientists have said pose a "high acute risk" to bees and bee health.
Extending landfill bans to food, wood, textiles and plastics could save the UK over £3 billion in recovered resources and landfill costs, says a new report.
The UK and other European Governments have been accused of a "cop-out" after the European Parliament failed to reach a majority vote on Friday on a ban on pesticides that have been linked to a decline in the bee population.
The fracking company Cuadrilla has halted operations at one of its three drilling sites, citing the need for an environmental assessment.
The price of a sea crossing will soar, threatening jobs and businesses, unless ferry operators are exempted from imminent environmental regulation, shipowners have warned.
The construction firm BAM Group has topped the second and final Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Performance League Table, but has admitted the figures are not a true reflection of the company’s efforts to cut its emissions.
Many energy-saving measures that benefit from lower taxes under the Green Deal could become unaffordable if a European court rules them unlawful.
The UK is at risk of losing millions of pounds and tens of thousands of jobs in the solar industry if the European Union (EU) decides to place a duty on cheap solar panels from China, a new report warns.