Friends of the Earth's Craig Bennett argues the justification for new coal mines is collapsing - it is time for the government to act
When Sajid Javid refused planning permission for an opencast coal mine at Druridge Bay in Northumberland, he said that "the scheme would have an adverse effect on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change...
Fresh funding for 13 flood schemes across England will help protect thousands more homes against floods, government claims
Why are targets suddenly becoming 'ambitions' and 'missions? asks EEF's Roz Bulleid
National Audit Office warns potential fraud and errors could be undermining the UK's packing recycling figures
Campaign group Plan B says it is 'surprised and disappointed' by decision and will lodge an appeal against High Court ruling