A research centre that will develop sustainable technologies has been officially launched as part of a programme to turn the Thames Gateway into an "eco-region".
Hundreds of millions of pounds of extra cash will be spent on energy efficiency, public transport and environmental protection such as flood defences under measures announced by Alistair Darling last week.
Once again, edie is teaming up with green trade show SustainabilityLive! to find the Environmental Manager of the Year.
The sites of disused coal mines could be used to house wind farms in a transformation which would be not only symbolic, but would breathe new life into brownfield land with few other options for commercially viable use.
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Balfour Beatty GeoEnvironmental has appointed industry expert Ian Gatenby to run its new land remediation business
London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced that he is scrapping part of the capital's Congestion Charging zone in response to public demand.
John Gulland, director of the Wood Heat Policy Institute, argues the environmental case for wood burning.
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