Influential committee of peers urges government to accelerate plans for lower VAT rates on green products and services
The government has today faced fresh calls to step up its efforts to cut VAT on green products after the House of Lords Science and Technology urged it to revisit the idea. Prime minister Gordon Brown...
Illegal production of CFC-11 in China has a climate impact equivalent to 16-20 coal power plants, the Environmental Investigation Agency estimates
Additional High Speed Rail funding will go towards HS2 Woodland Fund to plant new native trees along route between Birmingham and Crewe
Supermarket will roll out paper bags for loose fruit and vegetables in store as part of pledge to cut plastic waste
Government expected to win approval for third runway, but questions over climate impact, environmental safeguards, and Boris Johnson's whereabouts remain