Welsh Government appoints new environmental protection assessor

The temporary position was created following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union

Government considers e-waste obligation for online retailers

By the end of 2021, online businesses may have to follow an equal obligation to collect old devices from customers

Drivers to pay up to £690 to park their cars outside their home

Owners of most ‘polluting’ vehicles will have to pay an annual fee

Sweet move! Sugar in your fuel tank

New petrol mix made of biofuel could cut emissions by 750,000 tonnes

Slovenia referred to EU Court over wastewater treatment failures

According to the Commission, certain areas do not comply with the requirements because urban wastewater entering collecting systems is not subject to the appropriate level of treatment before being discharged

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000

Peterborough greenlights solar park at former landfill site

The 2.9MW project is forecast to generate enough energy to power 700 homes

Slovakia referred to EU Court over poor air quality

According to the Commission, the air quality measures presented by Slovakia have not proven to be timely and effective to reduce pollution within the agreed limits

‘Day of hope’: America officially rejoins Paris climate accord

Joe Biden reversed the former President’s decision to withdraw from the treaty when he assumed office in January

Drivers to be paid £3,000 to give up their cars

Drivers of diesel and petrol cars will reportedly be given ‘credits’ to spend on greener transport modes