Environmental watchdog probes potential failures in sewage regulation

An Office for Environmental Protection investigation has revealed potential legal breaches, accusing regulators of permitting more frequent raw sewage discharges than regulations allow

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Strathclyde takes nuclear leap with UK-Japan partnership

The University of Strathclyde is collaborating with the Japanese Government to advance nuclear waste detection and disposal technologies

Renewable heat tech hits Spain’s sunny shores

Renewable heat innovator Naked Energy has partnered with Spanish company to distribute technology to Costa de Sol

UK to scrap £250,000 limit and impose unlimited fines on polluters

Under the new legislations, regulator could impose higher penalties to ensure compliance across sectors such as energy, water, waste operations and incinerators

EU green transition requires €620bn per year

According to the European Commission, achieving the goals of the Green Deal and REPowerEU will necessitate these investments, primarily sourced from private funding and Member States’ budgets

Scottish trees a beacon of hope for biodiversity?

Species have been found growing at record altitudes, according to new research from scientists

UN says a toxic plastic tidal wave is on its way

It estimates that 37m tonnes of plastic waste could enter the ocean each year by 2040

UKPN adopts ‘clean air’ switchgear to reduce SF6 use

The electricity distributor has partnered with Siemens Energy to deploy a SF6-free switchgear technology, achieving a reduction in carbon emissions

‘Kids on Christian curriculum textbooks told climate denial’

Researchers state that at least 11 UK schools use this curriculum, which originates from 1970s Texas

Climate group labelled ‘crazy’ and raided by German police

Many have called for the group to be defined as a criminal organisation and face jail time for its actions