Shadow water minister Gavin Shuker has called on the Government to draw up a national roadmap to reduce emissions from the water and wastewater sectors.
Expert reaction to today's Budget announcement is mixed, however, it's clear that Mr Osborne's measures are a significantly lighter shade of green than many had been hoping for.
Higher packaging targets for plastic, aluminium, steel and glass will come into force from 2013, the Government has confirmed in its Budget today (March 21).
'Cumbersome and bureaucratic' CRC scheme could be replaced by "alternative environmental tax" by the autumn says Osborne.
Tim Yeo MP, Chairman of the Energy and Climate Change Committee, says the UK must start thinking strategically about its energy security and storage capacity in support of the strategic defence and security review.
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