MPs hit out at “culture of delay” putting UK environmental goals on hold

The Environmental Audit Committee has pointed out that several ‘green’ policies and initiatives have been delayed

Yorkshire Water launches hosepipe ban as English regions declare drought

The new hosepipe ban will come into force on 26th August

New inquiry into how the UK can cut fossil fuels and accelerate net zero transition

The Environmental Audit Committee announced the inquiry in response to the rise in fossil fuel prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and continued speculation on what will be included in the government’s Energy Security Strategy

Industry responds to mini-Budget

Are the new measures included in the Spring Statement enough to mitigate the effects of the energy crisis?

Water companies urged to link CEO pay with environmental performance

Ofwat has called for performance-related executive pay that reflects environmental impact

“Not a single river in England is free from pollution”

Just 14% of English rivers meet “good ecological status”, according to the Environmental Audit Committee

More than 2,000 sewage treatment works under scrutiny by ‘major’ investigation

Water companies found in breach of rules could face fines and prosecutions

Glasgow Climate Pack stirs reactions across the world

A compromise, a death-knell for coal power or a big failure to phase out fossil fuels – what leaders and industry think about the COP26 agreement?

MPs urge government to tackle green skills gap

The government has been criticised over an “inconsistent” policy on green jobs and a knowledge gap in necessary skills

Industry responds to Net Zero Strategy

A “key step forward” or a “huge letdown” – what does the industry think?