Environment Agency (EA) chairman Sir Philip Dilley has today (11 January) stepped down from his post, after being heavily criticised for being on holiday in Barbados while severe flooding affected much of the country.
The Government has failed to meet its own targets for cutting the environmental impact of the state's operations, according to a report quietly published last month.
The national trade association for Britain's wind, wave and tidal power industries has recruited a top civil servant at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) as its new chief executive.
US firm Enviva - the world's largest producer of wood pellets - has announced the establishment of a new $5m, 10-year forest conservation project in North Carolina and Virginia.
Britain's wave and tidal energy sector is shackled by "detrimental" regulatory burdens that continue to inhibit industry growth, the Renewable Energy Association's (REA) Ocean Energy Group has claimed.
Automotive giant BMW is exploring the potential of a sunlight-harvesting material with the ability to release heat on demand, as an efficient means of de-icing car windshields.
A modest tax of £20 per tonne of carbon emissions across the UK economy would have 'little impact' on consumer prices, a new study from London School of Economics has found.
EXCLUSIVE: Britain should focus its housing energy efficiency efforts on retrofitting existing stock rather than trying to improve new-build performance, a senior building industry executive has claimed.
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