Environmentalists have slammed a new Government strategy aiming to make the UK's transport network more sustainable.
Time magazine has published its annual list of the year's heroes - but this year the line-up has focused on those dedicated to the environment.
The role of business in tackling climate change will be one of the issues topping the bill at the Confederation of British Industry's annual conference this year.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has warned businesses in Ireland not to supply waste material to groups collecting for Halloween bonfires.
The European carbon trading scheme is to merge with the national schemes of three other countries which are part of the continent but not members of the EU itself.
Decision makers from both the public and private sectors were asked how they find a suitable consultancy to carry out a job and where they look for their information - and the internet was seen as the best resource.
The European Union's policies are shifting towards long-term sustainability but action to turn around persistent problems must be stepped up.
The Ugandan government has dropped plans to allow part of a forest to be destroyed to make way for biofuel crops.
Families and organisers of fireworks displays are being urged to make their November 5 celebrations as green as possible.
The world's response to environmental challenges such as climate change has been "woefully inadequate".
A leading wildlife charity in Northern Ireland has published a new report which urges the government to act to improve education about sustainable development and business practices.
With increased waste disposal costs, high energy prices and a new emphasis on corporate responsibility, waste producers, local authorities and policymakers face tough new challenges.
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