A poll conducted by the House Builders Federation shows widespread concern over brownfield building and has called for greater flexibility over planning guidance to include greenfield land where necessary.
Consumer goods aimed at children contain high levels of toxic substances that could potentially damage their development and health, a report by Greenpeace has revealed.
AgCert International, a Dublin based company trading in greenhouse gas credits, has announced plans to list on the London Stock Exchange in June.
Spanish farmers are expecting water rationing and severe drought this summer as records have shown the driest winter and early spring since records began almost 60 years ago.
New Zealand has become the first country in the world to introduce a direct carbon tax to address the issues of global warming.
Groups opposed to the building of the M74 have said they will appeal against the Scottish Executive's decision to go ahead with the project despite an independent inquiry Reporter's report which recommended it be refused.
A new branch of CIWEM - the Chartered Institute of Water and Environmental Managers - has opened in Bulgaria, potentially boosting the country's chances of EU membership.
ScottishPower's US subsidiary, PacifiCorp, has filed a general rate request with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Comission (WUTC).
A lawsuit has been filed against two US government agencies in a precedent-setting case challenging taxpayer-funded projects that are causing climate change.
A five-year management plan for Wicklow Mountains National Park was launched by Irish Environment Minister Dick Roche at the official opening of the park's headquarters at Kilafin this week.
Non-EU fish must be banned for use as Mediterranean fish feed to prevent wild fish from being exposed to exotic viruses, conservation group WWF has urged Ministers.
Leaked cabinet papers show Scottish Ministers intend to give themselves unprecedented powers making it virtually impossible for the public to object to major developments, according to Friends of the Earth (FoE).
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