Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss seek to burnish green policy credentials as Tory leadership contest edges towards final fortnight – but beyond the rhetoric, how much more have we learned?
Decision to join Sustainable Productivity Growth Coalition comes in wake of UK government's much-criticised new National Food Strategy
Proposals come as water companies admit to discharging raw sewage more than 372,000 times into England’s rivers, estuaries, and seas last year
Defra says new Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery schemes will work in conjunction with incoming Sustainable Farming Incentive
Environmental groups warn measures farming incentive plans unveiled today fall far short of delivering the ‘nature-positive’ agriculture sector promised by government
Defra confirms it will consult on banning plastic plates and cutlery, as it works towards goal of preventing all avoidable plastic waste by 2042
Major new report from the Environmental Services Association urges government to seize opportunity to slash emissions from waste and mobilise £10bn of green investment
Defra unveils sweeping package of biodiversity and habitat policies, designed to halt species decline and trigger £500m tree planting programme