Defra announces plan to double 5p plastic bag charge and extend levy to all retailers from next year
But campaigners say the DfT must go further to actively promote the prioritisation of space for pedestrians and cyclists.
New charity Heal plans to raise £7m to buy and rewild 500-acres (200ha) of land in southern England within two years, before replicating the project further afield.
Government's spending watchdog warns climate change could devastate water supplies in parts of England unless urgent action taken to reduce demand
Fraction of budget spent on soils in England despite importance for combatting floods and boosting food security, Sustainable Soils Alliance warns
Study of land registry data reveals thousands of new homes have been built in flood prone areas, and could also be denied insurance
The Environment Agency, Forestry Commission and Natural England have voiced strong support for several key recommendations outlined in today’s Committee on Climate Change land use report
A Deposit Return Scheme enabling the take back of used bottles and drinks cans could deliver a huge economic boost, CPRE claims
'No one can control the weather': Dry winter prompts summer drought warning across south east England
Businesses urged to improve water management, as Environment Agency warns of a possible drought this summer
Swedish renewable energy firm in negotiations with Peel Ports to invest in Norfolk coastal town, potentially creating 150 jobs
Research led by Town and Country Planning Association claims most new local plans in England not adequately addressing emissions or adaptation
New guidelines also explain how some recycled items need to be disposed of in certain ways
WRAP has unveiled guidelines to improve consistency of England's recycling collections, but will it be enough to boost recycling rates?
Industry and government-backed guidelines set out three core collection systems aimed at boosting quantity and quality of recycling
Low carbon policy landscape would boost private investment in the North, says green business group, pointing to significant potential for further growth in the region
A clear national emissions reduction plan and greater support from local authorities for low carbon projects could deliver further benefits to the region, writes Aldersgate Group's Nick Molho
Consultancy Eunomia ranks recycling performance of councils in England, Wales and NI by CO2 savings
More than half of 2,000 farms in England surveyed by Defra do not consider greenhouse gas emissions in their decisions on crops, land and livestock
Latest official green economy data for 2014 has been published by the ONS - BusinessGreen charts the key findings
The latest recycling figures from Defra suggest English recycling rates are stalling, putting our 2020 targets further out of reach. What's going on?
Savings delivered after Arts Council England included environmental reporting requirements in its major funding agreements
New Nike kits are made using material produced from 18 recycled plastic bottles
Liverpool is looking to offshore wind to position itself as 'a city which is both green and competitive'
New devolved powers are helping the Yorkshire city drive its green economy