Government launches Net Zero Review

The review will assess how the UK can maximise economic opportunities while decarbonising

Environment Agency to launch biowaste sector review

It says the biowaste sector is critical to a closed loop, circular economy as well as helping meet renewable energy targets

Sir David Attenborough named ambassador for biodiversity review

The review, commissioned by the Treasury, will assess the economic benefits of biodiversity globally as well as the economic costs and risks of biodiversity loss

Net zero: HS2 review to examine environmental benefits

The review is expected to provide its view on the carbon reductions that can be achieved

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Energy suppliers could be required to publish smart meter survey results

Ofgem has launched a review, following which the regulator expects the rule to be implemented from early 2020

Health Secretary launches review into ‘slow and deadly poison’ of air pollution

In 2017, around 9.5 billion miles of road travel was related to patients, visitors, staff and suppliers to the NHS

Ofgem launches review of £3.5bn microbusiness energy market

The regulator is concerned some small businesses are struggling to engage with the market and paying more for their energy

Ireland mulls bottle deposit return scheme to cap plastic waste

The government has launched a review to explore how best Ireland could deliver a 90% collection target for plastic bottles by 2029

CMA appoints panel members for prepayment meter cap review

The provisional decision and consultation is expected to be published this summer

Competition watchdog launches review into prepayment meter cap

It will use information on the progress of the smart meter rollout to determine whether the prepayment price cap would need to be revoked early or extended