A new strategy is being drawn up to reduce the impact of environmental problems such as climate change and air pollution on children.
A £24m programme to deal with London's commercial and industrial waste has been launched which could see waste companies bid for funding before a 'Dragon's Den'-style panel of experts.
Neighbouring local authorities working together to provide waste services could deliver more cost-effective services, according to Government.
German scientists have mapped regional differences in manmade carbon emissions across Europe using a satellite designed to collect environmental data.
A carbon calculator will be developed to measure the amount of embodied carbon used by the UK water industry.
An academic who pioneered the concept of 'virtual water' has been given a top international accolade.
An information day is taking place in Brussels in May to show businesses how they can gain funding for eco-friendly projects.
Low-carbon bricks made of compressed earth are being used to rebuild homes in troubled Afghanistan.
Growing demand for biofuels could actually increase greenhouse gas emissions as farmers clear forests and grassland to create more cropland, according to a new US study.
The designs put forward for the UK's next generation of nuclear reactors meet all environmental, safety and security requirements.
A new kitemark has been set up to help the construction industry source reliable technology to help reduce on-site emissions of dust and harmful gases.
New figures have indicated that energy efficiency in Northern Ireland homes has improved by 20% over the last decade.
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