New ships must meet energy-efficiency targets from 2015, but pressure remains on industry to deliver carbon market mechanism
The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) is to introduce the first mandatory measures designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions from the world's shipping fleet, but doubts remain over its potency and...
Supermarket plans to phase out own brand, single-use plastic packaging within five years, as rival Lidl announces ban on black plastic across fruit and veg range
Ministers meeting on climate change, oceans and clean energy kicks off with joint UK-Canada commitment to smart grids and energy storage
National Drought Action Group warns water supplies in north of England remain low after scant rainfall this summer proved 'tough on farmers'
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