Water quality, air quality, nature protection, and the decarbonisation of the housing sector have all been damaged by deregulation and the erosion of enforcement capacity, according to a damning new report from Unchecked UK
The government yesterday refused development consent for a 34-turbine extension to the Thanet wind farm off the coast of Kent, citing concerns about the project's impact on shipping, ports and marine navigation.
Government wants to remove local authorities' power to set building regulations higher than Westminster, a move which would force many councils to row back on climate ambition
Thrive Renewables' Matthew Clayton has three ways the UK can offer a brighter future for renewables
County council claims potential for new jobs in the short term 'outweighed concerns about climate change and local amenity'
BREAKING: Banks Group slams decision by government to reject coal mine on climate grounds