Changes to the way cars are taxed will lead to an extra £2.5bn in revenue for the Treasury but an annual reduction of just 1% in carbon emissions, according to the Conservatives.
Ireland is facing a challenge in reducing greenhouse gas emissions in line with European Union mandatory caps on the agriculture, household and transport sectors, an expert has warned.
A new project to transform Belfast's sewers has seen the completion of the deepest tunnel in the scheme.
Ever-more-frequent water shortages and a growing population are forcing the USA to look long and hard at how it will provide fresh water for the public and industry.
Concern in the USA is growing over the potential health impacts of an oestrogen-mimicking chemical widely used in the manufacture of plastics.
As alternatives to landfill have to be found, outright opposition to new waste treatment facilities is no longer an option, says Tom Curtin. But councils will need to engage effectively with the public
A former colliery in Scotland is being turned into a championship golf course with the aid of quality compost as part of a brownfield trailblazer project
Brownfield Expo is the newly named contaminated land exhibition at this year's Sustainabilitylive! event. LAWR offers a taster of what visitors can expect in this special preview
One of the key issues that local authority contaminated land officers face on a regular basis is the quality of reports that are received from consultants and developers when looking at the redevelopment of potentially contaminated sites.
Choosing the right consultancy support for your project can be a daunting task, but help is on hand. Adam Read offers some pointers
Last month it was announced that landfill tax exemption for contaminated soils would be phased out by 2012. Graham Holtom examines the implications
The introduction of standard permits for waste operators under the new Environmental Permitting Regulations are designed to cut red tape, making regulation quicker and more cost-effective. Clare McCallan explains
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