Solar powered heating systems for new residential buildings will become a legal obligation in the Chinese boom city of Shenzhen, as authorities attempt to harness the region's annual 2000 hours of sunshine.
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Grassroots environmentalists in South Africa are using an academic study as a lever to demand compensation for deaths and payment for medical treatment needed for illness linked to industrial sites where they live and work.
Levels of bacterial pollution in Scotland's drinking water have risen over the past year, according to Scottish water watchdog's annual report.
Defra has published the wide range of responses to its proposed Waste Strategy Review which include requests for reduced regulation and for more schemes to promote recycling until it becomes second nature.
The International Standards Organisation has released a new tool designed to help businesses communicate their environmental credentials.
The potential benefits of a shared paper mill have been investigated by Northern Ireland and Eire.
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