Environment News:

Holyrood Live: Gove discusses Brexit and the environment
…The environment committee takes evidence from Michael Gove on Brexit. A Tory…


What's on at Holyrood? Gove quizzed and homelessness statement
… another member's debate on the NHS at 70. Earlier in the day, UK Environment Secretary… Michael Gove will appear before the environment committee to talk Brexit… and the environment. How will the UK-wide frameworks on agriculture, the environment and fisheries…


Risk of water shortages for England warns Environment Agency
… to curb water use and wastage, the Environment Agency has warned. Its new report says… to the Environment Agency, extraction of groundwater - the water beneath the earth's surface… to change our attitudes to water use," said Emma Howard Boyd, the Environment Agency…


Children talk about plastics in the environment
…Plans to cut the use of disposable plastic products in Wales are to be set out by the Welsh Government. They will include working with other parts of the UK on a deposit return scheme (DRS) for drinks containers. Access to drinking water…


Illegal immigration: Has the 'hostile environment' worked?
… five years were designed to create a "hostile environment" for illegal immigrants… differently from legal migrants." The hostile environment Private landlords are required… the hostile environment policies have been. Read more from Reality Check Read more from…


Ex-PM's adviser on 'hostile environment'
… known as the "hostile environment" policy, hit the Conservative Party's chances… the prominence of the "hostile environment" phrase in the last government. But he told Radio…


Environment prize goes to Flint water activist
… in Flint, Michigan, is one of the recipients of the prestigious Goldman Environmental… documents about the Flint water system. She then teamed up with environmental engineer… by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The contamination was traced…


Morrisons brings back paper bags in latest fight against plastic
environmental scourges of our time". The UK has a target to ban "avoidable" waste by 2042… or the natural environment. All major supermarkets have introduced programmes and targets…


How the plastic in your beauty regime could be harming the environment
… eyeliner or mascara however, your beauty routine may be less environmentally friendly… routine could be harming the environment. Around 12.2m tonnes of plastic waste… are deposited in the marine environment each year, according to The Green Alliance…


Scots urged to drink tap water from reusable bottles
… are clear. It's good for the pocket, good for the environment and good for your health…-buds. Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham said: "This is a fantastic… the switch to reusable bottles if they can as it will help protect the environment