UK Supreme Court rejects request for NI attorney general for clarification on powers, saying they should be addressed in court case.
Cross-departmental plan intends to cut the societal cost of pollution by £5.3bn by 2030
Committee chair Rachel Reeves urged the regulator Ofgem to take harsher action against suppliers that don't fulfil their obligations under the programme.
Watchdog says rapid timescale lacked “economic assessment of its implications”, ramping programme’s complexity and cost
Civil servants need to go "back to basics" on spending and record keeping, watchdog says
Ensuring staff are equipped to deak with huge workload is also an 'anxiety', says Clare Moriarty
Lord Deben is as intrepid and combative an advocate for the environment as anyone concerned about climate change could want. Better known as John Gummer, the former environment minister and now chair of the Committee on Climate Change tells Geoffrey Lyons why the UK’s current climate trajectory is worrying, and how it will be affected by Trump and Brexit.
The stories you may have missed as the government released a host of statements on the last day before summer recess
Committee on Climate Change report found reductions in greenhouse gas emissions have stalled in past five years
Department pledges to take more notice of green building certification and increase use of low-emission vehicles
MPs criticise department for not knowing where to spend £7bn pump-priming cashpot
David Sterling tells inquiry his workforce cannot be expected to deliver beyond their resources and skills sets as power vacuum continues