The UK government has reappointed consultancy firm Ricardo Energy & Environment as its National Atmospheric Emissions Inventory agency.

The Hendry Review, reporting on the strategic role of tidal lagoons in the UK, has backed plans for the £1.3 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon.

Plans for a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay are expected to gain government support this week.

Estimates have suggested that windfarms across the UK generated more electricity in 2016 than coal power plants for the first time.

A community energy scheme in Merthyr, Wales, which will use profits to enhance a local park has been officially opened.

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has outlined his plans to create ‘A City of all Londoners’, including a series of proposals to make the capital a greener place and ensure it reaches its target of zero carbon emissions by 2050.

The construction of a 22 turbine wind farm in the Highlands, that will generate enough power for 36,000 homes, has gained the green light.

The government and French energy company EDF are expected to sign the key contract for the new £18 billion Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

Wave technology company Wave-Trinity has chosen Pembrokeshire to develop and test a new device called the Ocean Wave Rower, as part of a new £5.8 million energy project.

Aqualis Offshore UK and Siemens Wind Power have signed a framework agreement for wind turbine installations.

A study carried out by the University of the West of England (UWE) has claimed not enough is being done to improve air quality, despite it contributing towards over 50,000 deaths in the last 20 years.

Scotland has been ranked as achieving the second highest score in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Western Europe.

In a letter David Davis the new Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has asked for reassurance regarding the future of environmental laws and policies following Brexit.

Nine of Europe’s biggest offshore wind manufacturers have joined a programme to reduce costs for offshore wind energy.

A new online tool could save the NHS more than £400 million and reduce carbon emissions by one million tonnes each year by 2020.

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