Climate change is a business opportunity worth £30bn for British companies over the next decade, one of the world's biggest oil companies has said.
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Australia's continuing drought has reached record levels and could leave the national economy hard hit - with global implications - Prime Minister John Howard has said.
Royal Mail's plans to scrap limits on the amount of junk mail it will deliver have angered council leaders who will have to deal with a surge in waste.
The successes of the UK water industry's top companies and individuals over a challenging year will be celebrated in the 2007 Water Industry Achievement Awards, now open for entries.
A UK company which will invest in low carbon products and technologies has been floated on the London Stock Exchange, raising £44.5 million from the sale of its shares.
Nuclear waste from a new generation of atomic power stations poses an 'intolerable' health and safety risk to the capital, a report commissioned by the Mayor of London has found.
A toxic chemical contained in ship paint is contaminating marine life from shellfish to tuna, an environmental NGO has said, calling on the international shipping community meeting in London this week to outlaw the substance.
The failure to provide enough legal protection for wild birds and natural habitats must be addressed in Ireland, according to the European Commission.
A prickly legal question of just how much a state has to do to meet its conservation requirements has been settled in a German case.
Madrid has been found not to be providing sufficient protection for either native or migratory birds.
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