Electricity production should be decentralised to encourage local production and prevent huge amounts being wasted through inefficiency.
A number of wind farms in southern Scotland can now go ahead after objections were dropped by the Ministry of Defence.
Glass-based grits, sands and powders are the focus of the latest wave of grants from the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP)
There was a time when battles to protect the environment were fought on the site of the latest bypass or in swathes of forest set to feel the logger's axe.
Scientists from Britain and Pakistan are working on a project to prove the link between iron deficiency and susceptibility to poisoning from lead pollution.
Unlikely allies from the world of conservation have joined forces in condemning the latest wave of sheepdips which they claim are playing havoc with the ecosystems of Britain's rivers and streams.
New housing and planning proposals unveiled this week could undermine the government's own Sustainable Communities plan, lead to a relaxation of the brownfield target and exacerbate regional inequalities, critics claim.
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