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July has seen spending cuts and, well, more spending cuts

GALLERY: Top 10 sustainability stories in July 2015

The story of July has been cuts and lots off them.

Government tears down zero-carbon building regulations

Green groups and house building organisations have lambasted the Government's latest plan to axe 'zero-carbon' plans for future UK homes.

UK in danger of falling behind in global green race

The Government must commit to a low carbon transition or risk competitor nations leap frogging the UK's lead in global green markets, new research shows.

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MPs urge Government to support medium-sized renewables projects

Financial support should be made available for businesses, cooperatives, local authorities, schools and housing associations to install medium-sized renewable energy generating systems, MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee have said.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said the UK is ideally placed to make the most of offshore wind energy when announcing the UK offshore wind industry strategy

Clegg unveils new offshore wind strategy as UK hits 10GW milestone

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has today unveiled the Government's offshore wind industry strategy claiming it will help keep Britain the world leader in "one of the most important industries of the 21st Century".

Government publishes GHG reporting regs for businesses

The Government has announced today that companies listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange must report their organisation's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, as part of a reform shake-up to the Companies Act.

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Thatcher remembered for paving way on climate politics

Sustainability professionals have largely paid tribute to the environmental legacy left by Baroness Margaret Thatcher in British politics following her death today at the age of 87.

Government stance on energy is 'stuck in time warp'- CBI

The CBI has called for the Government to provide certainty in the UK energy market to help investors boost growth and provide secure, low-carbon power.

UPDATE: Miliband reassures green sector environment 'central'

Green campaigners have applauded Ed Miliband for his comments on environmental issues at a party conference question and answer session yesterday.

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Ed Miliband speech frustrates green sector

Ed Miliband's, failure to mention green policy during his conference speech yesterday has disappointed green campaigners.

Just 2% of Brits believe in 'greenest government ever'

The Government's pledge to be the "greenest ever" has been dealt a humiliating blow with just 2% of the public saying they believe it has fulfilled this goal.

Contract to green government awarded to ENTEC and WS Atkins

ENTEC and WS Atkins have been awarded the contract to help Government bodies set up environmental management systems.

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