Council approves shale gas tests in village of Kirby Misperton despite receiving 4,375 objections to the plans
Fracking is set to take place in Britain for the first time in five years after councillors approved tests in North Yorkshire, sweeping aside thousands of objections from residents and campaigners. ...
Campaigners renew calls for bottle deposit scheme in Scotland as images emerge of seabirds poisoned by growing tide of plastic pollution
New inspection regime will target lorry drivers and operators attempting to cheat vehicle emissions standards
Thirteen industry leaders, including Statoil, Siemens, Shell and Iberdrola, launch joint initiative to set emissions cap for new energy capacity
It's a tragedy that it has taken such an awful tragedy to spark a long overdue debate about the excesses of deregulation, argues David Powell