The European Commission is taking urgent legal action to block Polish plans to build a major road through a protected primeval forest to give the courts time to make a final decision on the issue.
Virtually all the residents who took part in a council poll asking if they would like to see weekly waste collections replaced by a one-week-on, one-week-off system for recyclable and non-recyclable waste voted against change.
The American love affair with ethanol derived from corn will ultimately be bad for farming and bad for the environment, according to scientists, campaigners and industry insiders.
Wind turbines erected around the world last year will produce as much energy as 23 coal-fired power stations, according to analysis by an American think tank.
Research sponsored by the American military has resulted in a high-performance solar cell that has smashed the previous record for efficiently converting the sun's rays into electricity.
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Prime Minister Gordon Brown says the location of infrastructure will have to be reviewed after the summer floods in England.
A pension fund management company noted for environmentally-friendly investment is to help handle the Environment Agency's £1.5 billion retirement savings.
The Irish government has almost doubled the money it gives to local authorities to help tackle litter.
A European development bank is lending millions to a city in Bosnia-Herzegovina to help it build a new sewerage network and improve water supplies.
A UK producer of industrial hemp has just received a cash injection of over £2.5 million pounds. Hemcore Ltd grows and processes industrial hemp in the UK.
Understanding how plants use solar energy could play a big role in the future energy supply, claim scientists.
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