UK MPs demand fashion brand bosses to disclose environmental impacts

The Environmental Audit Committee has written to 10 retailers to find out how they are mitigating them

Met Office: 2017 was fifth warmest year on record for UK

It reveals nine of the 10 warmest years have occurred since 2012

UK Government criticised for not addressing clean energy investment collapse

The government’s response to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on green finance has been made public today

MPs launch inquiry into sustainability of fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee will examine the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing through its lifecycle

UK Government ‘dragging its feet’ on tackling air pollution, say MPs

They believe serious concerns remain over the extent of the government’s commitment to improving air quality

UK Treasury refuses to attend post-Brexit environmental watchdog inquiry

The Environmental Audit Committee said Chancellor Philip Hammond has also refused to send another minister in his place

MPs seek evidence from Treasury on plans for new environmental watchdog

The Environmental Audit Committee has written to Chancellor Philip Hammond, requesting him or another minister to give evidence during its inquiry into the proposal

Not all of UK’s pension funds taking climate risks into account

The Environmental Audit Committee said six out of 25 industry leaders do not formally consider climate change as a strategic danger

MPs launch inquiry into sustainable seas

The Environmental Audit Committee is seeking views on topics, including the forms of pollution and climate change impacts

MPs concerned about increasing Brexit-related work for Defra

Environment Secretary Michael Gove told the Environmental Audit Committee longer term work streams for his department could increase from 43 to 70 triggered by Brexit