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CJEU: UK courts should set out how Defra should tackle nitrogen dioxide pollution target failings

The UK courts could order the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to impose tougher measures on businesses to improve air quality in UK towns and cities following a ruling by the EU's highest court. 21 Nov 2014

Peers vote down UK government's proposed restrictions on judicial review

Judges in England and Wales should have sole discretion on whether to take forward judicial review cases where there is no likelihood that the final outcome for the applicant would be any different, the House of Lords has said. 28 Oct 2014

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Energy and Climate Change Committee: new incentives needed to encourage energy efficiency improvements

The UK government should consider new incentives, such as stamp duty or council tax discounts, if it is to encourage more householders to carry out energy efficiency improvement work on their properties funded through the Green Deal, a committee of MPs has... 26 Sep 2014

UK calls for "emissions reductions from all countries" as part of 2015 global climate change agreement

Every country in the world should commit to reducing carbon emissions "in a way that reflects their national situation" and opportunities, the UK’s secretary of state for energy and climate change has said. 15 Sep 2014

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