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Olam head calls for carbon pricing

The chief executive of one the largest agricultural commodity traders in the world has called for carbon pricing to control dioxide emissions, the Financial Times said .  01 May 2015

Incoming UK government must take 'immediate action' on air pollution, says Supreme Court

The UK government must submit new plans setting out how it intends to comply with EU air pollution limits to the European Commission by the end of this year, the Supreme Court has ruled. 29 Apr 2015

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New Scottish property and landfill taxes come into force, but 'concerns remain', says expert

The introduction of the first new taxes raised by a Scottish parliament in more than 300 years is a "significant moment", although some concerns remain about the impact that they will have on Scottish businesses, an expert has said. 01 Apr 2015

English retailers to charge for single use plastic carrier bags from October

Large retailers in England will be required to charge a minimum of 5p per single-use carrier bag issued from 5 October 2015 or face fines of up to £5,000. 01 Apr 2015

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