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Ministers will give the go-ahead on Monday for a big expansion of fracking across Britain that will allow drilling in national parks and other protected areas in "exceptional circumstances".
A Government cashback scheme offering £7,600 to people improving the energy efficiency of their homes has been slammed shut overnight after a last-minute surge of applications threatened to blow the budget.
The Chancellor, George Osborne's hopes of weakening the UK's carbon budget for the next decade were quashed on Tuesday when Lib Dem Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, said the target would not be changed.
Owen Paterson has suggested that David Cameron's decision to sack him as Environment Secretary was driven by his desire to appease the "powerful, self-serving" environmental lobby – dismissed by Paterson as "the green blob".
Three quarters of UK businesses and households are worried enough about energy security to rate security of supply as a "crucial energy objective of the UK", according to a survey published today by the leading business group the CBI.
The first offshore wind farm to be built along the south coast of England has been given the greenlight by the Government today.
As September 18th – the day Scottish nationals vote whether to stay in or leave the UK – draws closer, Peter Rolton, ceo of the Rolton Group and former government advisor on the UK’s Renewables Advisory Board, considers what the clean energy landscape may look like in a post-referendum, independent Scotland.
Greg Barker’s resignation as Energy and Climate Change Minister will leave a "big hole" in Government, the green industry said today following David Cameron's biggest reshuffle since taking office.
Liz Truss is to be the new Environment Secretary, as part of David Cameron’s Cabinet reshuffle.
The Coalition’s flagship insulation programmes have failed to put the UK on the right track to meet its commitments on cutting greenhouse gases, a review by the statutory advisers on climate change has found.
Incentives for businesses to make their properties more resilient to flooding has been recommended by a new report by the Government's climate change advisor.
The Government faces the prospect of paying £132 million in damages to solar and construction companies for unlawful policy changes made to subsidies for solar electricity.
Three-quarters of the UK’s flood defences are being inadequately maintained due to budget cuts, putting homes at risk and storing up problems for the future, the Government’s climate change advisers warned on Wednesday.
The government’s drive to spin its cuts to flood protection funding has been revealed in a leaked communications strategy from the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), seen by the Guardian.
The Government has downplayed reports its fledgling domestic Renewable Heat Incentive is at risk of going the same way as the Green Deal, maintaining it is "proving popular".