Environment News:

How bad are asthma inhalers for the environment?
… Today's Science, Environment & Rural Affairs Correspondent on his morning nursery run…

Plastic packaging ban 'could harm environment'
…% of consumers think biodegradable or compostable plastic is environmentally friendly… and resources strategy is one that prioritises reducing the environmental impact… the environment, a report says. Firms are swapping to other packaging materials which…

Environment Agency backs Rivenhall waste incinerator plans
… of environmental protection as that afforded by the current permit. As a result, we… been given draft permission to operate by the Environment Agency. Gent Fairhead… and impact on the environment but the agency said it would accept the changes. It said…

The big science and environment stories of 2019
… stories of the year in science and the environment. The year the world woke up… chief environment correspondent Justin Rowlatt: "I felt like I was the only one who… an increasingly important role in discussions about climate change. As environment

NI environment strategy consultation extended
…The public consultation period on the first ever environment strategy… of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs said it had received more than 800 responses… an Environment Bill through Westminster. Dave Foster, the department's director of regulatory…

Are cities bad for the environment?
… transport lagged at just 11%. This has implications for another major environmental

Tesco to ditch plastic-wrap for multipack tins
… was the first of its kind by a major UK retailer. And environmental group Greenpeace… in Northern Europe. Supermarkets have come under fire from environmental campaigners… year, according to a report last year by Greenpeace and the Environmental

Ex-MP Zac Goldsmith stays as environment minister
… for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Department for International… a 7,766 vote majority over the environment minister. Mr Goldsmith's strong support…

Aberdeen councillors 'do not want high rises listed' due to potential costs
… not to be made listed buildings. The towers are being considered by Historic Environment

Edwin Poots 'not convinced' by incineration arguments
… by the Department for Infrastructure following the receipt of fresh environmental information… on independent environmental agency Elsewhere in the wide-ranging Good Morning Ulster… interview, Mr Poots said he was open to an independent environmental protection agency…