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Views on nuclear power discussedBBC | 13 Apr 2010
Parliamentary candidates for the Suffolk Coastal give their views on plans for a new generation of nuclear power stations - one of which could be sited in the constituency.
Eco-centre sets sights on carbon-free BritainReuters | 09 Apr 2010
In a remote, rain-soaked former quarry in Wales, environmentalists are putting the finishing touches to a plan to tackle climate change by weaning Britain off fossil fuels within 20 years.
Green project to create 150 jobsBBC World Service | 30 Mar 2010
Research into burning coal underground to generate energy benefits from a scheme to tackle climate change.
Inquiry call into nuclear wasteBBC | 30 Mar 2010
A call for a public inquiry into how to deal with waste from a planned Anglesey nuclear power station is backed by the Welsh Assembly Government.
Five-year transport plan revealedBBC World Service | 29 Mar 2010
Wales' first transport plan is unveiled following an earlier draft which caused fury over the M4 relief road being scrapped.
Brian May | My battle for Welsh badgersGuardian Unlimited | 23 Mar 2010
The planned cull of thousands of Welsh badgers to curb bovine TB is unscientific and inhumane - so Brian May decided to help fight it.
E U funding to make Welsh homes greenerGreen Building Press | 23 Mar 2010
The Welsh Assembly Government plans to use up to £34 million of European funding to improve energy efficiency in existing homes according to Deputy First Minister Ieuan Wyn Jones
European cash to help fuel poorBBC | 17 Mar 2010
European funding of £34 million will improve energy efficiency in deprived communities and reduce Wales' carbon footprint
Pledge on green energy ambitionsBBC World Service | 15 Mar 2010
The environment minister claims Wales has the potential to produce twice its renewable energy needs.Environmental campaigners have welcomed the proposals but had earlier called the plans "unrealistic".
Sea trout subject of £1.8m studyBBC World Service | 11 Mar 2010
A project aims to discover more about the life and pressures on the sewin or sea trout in Wales and Ireland.
Industries hoarding emission permitsGuardian Unlimited | 11 Mar 2010
Saved permits can be used to meet future targets to cut emissions without reducing pollutionCompanies across Europe are hoarding permits to produce greenhouse gas emissions worth hundreds of millions of pounds, the Guardian can reveal.The surplus credits have been amassed from over-allocation of...
Boris Johnson speech to enironment agencyGuardian Unlimited | 26 Nov 2008
This has been Johnson's big environment policy day, with the launch of his Help A London Park programme and a speech to the Environment Agency conference this afternoon. The Labour group has responded sharply, claiming that the mayor has cut half a million pounds from the environment budget. Murad Qureshi: "It appears Boris can only see projects in terms of the cost on a balance sheet. ...
New homes drive out rare wildlifeGuardian Unlimited | 19 Jun 2006
Government plans to build hundreds of thousands of new houses across Britain are a greater threat to the country's most at-risk species and habitats than climate change.
Humpback whales: Licence to killThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
Humpback whales - the best loved and one of the most endangered of all the giant mammals - are to be slaughtered for the first time in more than 30 years, in defiance of an international ban.
Saved from extinction, the demoiselle damselflyThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
One of Britain's most striking insects is making a comeback that is as spectacular as its appearance - thanks both to pollution and an environmental clean-up operation.
Greenpeace says M&S is the bestThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
For decades, British supermarkets have fought to provide the cheapest baked beans, knickers and fish fingers. But this year's battle on the high street is for the "green pound", and environmentalists have declared one store the winner: Marks and Sparks.
Hunt for the humpbackThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
Herman Melville described them as 'the most gamesome and lighthearted' of whales. Their leaping and singing have captivated the human race. And Japan wants to kill 50 of them next year