Day: 11 February 2000
US environmental spending declining, despite 2001 budget increases
Despite a 43% increase in spending to reduce global warming and the largest increase ever for the US EPA's operating budget, President Clinton's final budget shows that that US Government spending on the environment is shrinking, according to Friends of the Earth (FoE).
UK banking, food and retail lag behind utilities in environmental reporting
A survey of FTSE 100 companies has concluded that 37% are still failing to report on environmental performance and that among the companies that do issue reports, "significant omissions" make it impossible to assess their true environmental impacts.
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