Scotland’s Future Energy Taskforce has urged the Scottish government to take its opportunity to transform the country’s energy sector.

The UK government has reappointed consultancy firm Ricardo Energy & Environment as its National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory agency.

Coastal Communities Minister Andrew Percy has announced that a further 28 new ‘Coastal Community Teams’ will be set up across the country and tasked with producing radical economic plans which create jobs along the shore.

The number of homes being planned on green belt land in England has increased to more than 360,000, figures show.

Friends of the Earth Scotland has published a list of Scotland’s most polluted streets in 2016.

Newcastle City Council has invited the views of its residents about the city’s principal, countryside and neighbourhood parks and greenspaces.

The Hendry Review, reporting on the strategic role of tidal lagoons in the UK, has backed plans for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.

Local authority leadership is key in supporting the delivery of sustainable new homes and communities, a new green paper says.

The government has announced new measures to cut the noise allowed from night flights at Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted.

Winners of the £20 million funding in Low Emission Freight and Logistics Trial have been announced.

Devon County Council has awarded a contract to SUEZ recycling and recovery UK to operate its Household Waste Recycling Centres.

Colchester Council has announced it is rolling out the use of body cameras for members of staff who deal with the public, after a council employee was accused of assaulting a homeless man.

An environmental blog has reported that councils shoulder an unfair share of the responsibility and cost for waste and recycling.

UK households threw away £13 billion worth of food that could have been eaten in 2015, a new Wrap report finds.

Barnet Council has called on residents to recycle their real Christmas trees now that the festive period has come to an end.

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