Plans for a standalone borders and immigration department also put on back burner, according to reports.
Food and rural affairs lead says Department for Climate Change and Natural Resources would spell the end for current environment ministry
Think-tank concludes that the estimated cost of creating the Department for Work and Pensions in 2001 exceeded £170m
BEIS moratorium comes after energy watchdog says it cannot rule out earthquakes due to shale gas extraction
Treasury to publish report in 2020 setting out how costs of net-zero carbon emissions target should be distributed
Fears remain over the independence of proposed Office for Environmental Protection
NAO finds £32.7m of public spending so far, but BEIS says full calculation of costs to back shale gas extraction would not yet be "meaningful"
Lond-awaited energy white paper finally on its way, business secretary tells MPs
Agency chief says staff are “under no illusion about the scale of the challenge”
Lobby group warns department’s solar-power rollout stats are a hindrance to net-zero ambitions
Panel will consider businesses' claims of financial hardship after legislation reduces "Cash for Ash" payments
Deadline is achievable but requires a concerted push, including government backing for carbon capture and storage technologies, committee says