Environment Minister Alex Attwood also wants to increase charge for reusable bags in a bid to banish plastic waste
Two months after Northern Ireland started charging consumers five pence for a plastic bag the NI Executive is seeking to expand the levy as part of a drive across the province to reduce plastic waste....
Climate campaigners erect 10-metre replica of fracking rig outside Houses of Parliament on first day of Cuadrilla appeal into Lancashire refusal
Five-year research programme finds that 'food-based digestate' from anaerobic digestion is an effective source of nitrogen, allowing farmers to cut use of bagged fertilisers
Key ICAO committee recommends adoption of carbon standard for aircraft, as pressure on aviation industry to support Paris Agreement mounts
Research warns of the long timescale of climate change impacts unless urgent action is taken to cut emissions drastically