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Report says UK lagging behind other countries on climate change
UK ‘lagging’ on climate change action at home

Britain is an international leader on climate change but is failing to translate this rhetoric into action at home, a new report warns today. Research for the all-party parliamentary group on the environment says that while the government is encouraging other countries to take climate change seriously, it is “lagging behind its own aspirations” on… Read more »

Thames Water is appealing against rejection of plans for desalination plant
Inquiry opens into Thames desalination plant

A public inquiry into plans for Britain’s first desalination plant began today, after the mayor of London blocked the scheme on environmental grounds. Thames Water has proposed a £200 million plant at Beckton, in east London, to tackle the water shortage that saw a hosepipe ban introduced in the region last month – the first… Read more »