Plans for £5m climate change research centre at Cardiff Uni

It will explore how the UK can achieve rapid and far-reaching emissions reductions

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Lidl trials removal of 9p plastic bags in Wales

The supermarket chain plans to extend the move across the rest of the UK if it proves successful

Fixed £300 penalty for fly-tipping in Wales comes into force

The Welsh Government said more than 60% of fly-tipped waste comes from households

Welsh Secretary in Japan to discuss nuclear with Hitachi

Alun Cairns’ visit comes after the Japanese firm said it would shelve the £16bn power plant last month

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Welsh marine energy sector ‘losing crucial investment’

The Marine Energy Council claims UK Government subsidy cuts in 2016 are to blame

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Hitachi scraps Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant: Industry responds

The Japanese firm has announced it will shelve the £16 billion plant on Anglesey

Minesto enters planning phase with Welsh Government

The move marks the start of the second stage of securing public funding for its tidal technology

Air pollution: Wales proposes to make speed restrictions permanent

The government had introduced temporary 50mph speed limits on five of the main roads and motorways in June this year

Nearly half of Welsh power came from renewables in 2017

There are more than 67,000 renewable energy projects in the country, with a combined capacity of almost 3.7GW

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Tougher rules for Welsh farmers to tackle water pollution

They will be introduced next spring and will come into force in January 2020