HS2 needs separate 'ring-fenced' budget to safeguard environment
Environmental safeguarding must be better implemented into the planning of the HS2 project with the help of a separate budget, MPs are recommending.
Parliament must account for 'environmental costs' of HS2
The "hidden costs" regarding the environmental and health impacts of the HS2 project have been underestimated, according to London Assembly Environment Committee.
Energy efficiency must be on par with HS2 and airport expansion decisions
The Government has been urged to make household energy efficiency the UK's top infrastructure priority.
Labour: Smart grid crucial to overcoming energy challenges
The UK needs a smart grid to achieve a low carbon energy future that is affordable, says shadow energy minister Tom Greatrex MP.
High-speed rail could offer carbon savings of over 70%
High-speed rail networks have the potential to deliver massive carbon benefits but only if backed by bold Government policy initiatives and the right development choices, concludes a report commissioned by three UK environmental bodies.