Government warns developers as Norfolk council attracts criticism for cliff-face nets which prevent birds from nesting
Derelict and vacant land could be used to regenerate towns and cities, while minimising environmental impacts
Druridge Bay project makes mockery of UK's goal to phase out coal by 2025, say critics
Welsh Government's new Planning Policy sets stringent limits on new fossil fuel extraction but promotes renewables and EV charge points
Opponents say revised definition of fracking will allow energy firms to bypass planning rules
Planning Inspectorate closes Miller Argent's appeal against decision to block Nant Llesg coal mine expansion
Drilling set to start within weeks, after government controversially signs off on latest fracking project
Government revises National Planning Policy Framework to enable English local authorities to green light proposals to upgrade or repower existing wind farms
Friends of the Earth's Craig Bennett argues the justification for new coal mines is collapsing - it is time for the government to act
Environmentalists have written to ministers, asking them to reform the planning system so that all future coal mines are automatically refused
Decision letter confirms that Secretary of State gave "very considerable weight" to greenhouse gas emissions that would result from controversial coal mine
BREAKING: On the day a long-awaited decision on future of plans for open cast coal mine was expected, government confirms it has deferred the ruling without setting a new deadline
EXCLUSIVE: Friends of the Earth writes to Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to warn approval for new open cast coal mine would be "entirely at odds with government's coal phase-out policy"
County council grants temporary permission to fracking firm Cuadrilla for shale gas exploration in Balcombe, despite thousands of objections from local residents
Survey finds 62 per cent would not be happy living near the small modular reactors backed by government and industry
Autonomous vehicles have many benefits, but they may be bad news for nature conservation
Research led by Town and Country Planning Association claims most new local plans in England not adequately addressing emissions or adaptation
Heathrow expansion faces host of potential legal challenges on air quality, noise and climate - Is Boris Johnson right, is a third runway undeliverable?
Letter on behalf of Communities Secretary Sajid Javid requests information on 'extent to which the proposed development is consistent with government policies for meeting the challenge of climate change'
Earthworm Energy's plans to construct 15,000 PV panels near Calverton in Gedling secures planning permission
It could be regional centres - rather than national government - that lead the way on low-carbon development, suggests Ashden's Simon Brammer
Former DCLG Secretary, who gained notoriety for intervening in unprecedented numbers of planning applications for wind farms, champions growth of wind and solar in the UK
Almost 90 per cent of young people think it is important for corporations to take better care of the environment, according to a new survey for youth campaign group A Focus on Nature
The decision to approve an opencast coal mine runs completely counter to the government's climate strategy - it should be reversed as swiftly as possible