Renewables and environment news around the UK

24 January 2020



UK researchers to monitor methane emissions in grazing cattle

24 January 2020

There is little data on outdoor cattle emissions

Government urged to block high carbon food imports

23 January 2020

It says British farming is more sustainable

£2m fund seeks to improve farm productivity in UK and Canada

22 January 2020

Firms can now apply for a share of the fund

UK farming 'under attack by small minority with loud voice'

21 January 2020

Scottish farmer reacts to Veganuary

More diverse seed mixes could help farmers boost bees

21 January 2020

Study shows that variety is key for wild bees

Managing climate change 'is the future' for farmers

20 January 2020

Mitigating climate change will shape policy

Key information justifying all-Wales NVZ 'must be made public'

18 January 2020

NFU Cymru asks for information justifying the plan

Concerns over impact of tree planting on farm tenants

17 January 2020

National Trust wants to plant 20m trees

New upgrade options brings Endurance wind turbines back to life

16 January 2020

New repair and upgrade option open

Rural landlords reminded of energy efficiency deadline

15 January 2020

1 April deadline for energy standards compliance

Food made from 'bacterial dust' is 'ludicrous', beef group says

15 January 2020

Monbiot's synthetic 'bacterial dust' proposal is 'ludicrous'

Bird count to show farmers' 'vital role' in protecting wildlife

14 January 2020

Big Farmland Bird Count to commence in Feb

UK crop production 'will fall dramatically' if Atlantic circulation collapses

14 January 2020

Scientists fear a climate change 'tipping point'

Lively panel debate veganism and future of UK farming

13 January 2020

The debate happened at Oxford Real Farming Conference

Switching to lab-grown foods 'is not the answer'

10 January 2020

Industry group brushes off Monbiot's proposal

Water company trials ‘smart’ on-farm weather stations

9 January 2020

Move aims to improve water quality at source

UK agri-tech firm raises £2.3m to advance vertical farms

9 January 2020

Demand for vertical farm tech grows

New study shows willow trees could optimise lamb production

9 January 2020

Willow trees have high concentrations of cobalt and zinc

Farming 'as we know it' will end in 50 years, Monbiot claims

9 January 2020

The activist says synthetic food is the future

Leaving 'bureaucratic' CAP will boost productivity, minister says

8 January 2020

Farmers will boost productivity post-Brexit

Scottish farming could 'slash emissions by 38% by 2045'

8 January 2020

Scotland at the forefront of climate-friendly farming

Severn Trent environmental grant scheme extended

6 January 2020

Water pollution grant scheme extended

UK livestock sector urged to 'reclaim' January

6 January 2020

Farmers encouraged to set the record straight

£2m support fund now open for flood-affected farmers

6 January 2020

Support now available for farmers

Extinction Rebellion to carry out 'peaceful actions' at OFC

5 January 2020

Climate group to make presence felt at industry event

Farmers criticise suggestion to convert half of UK farmland to nature

4 January 2020

Comments were made by ex-Defra chief scientist

Miscanthus farm walk showcases crop on flooded land

19 December 2019

Farmers invited to attend a farm walk

Eco-conscious Brits urged to buy British lamb this Christmas

18 December 2019

Consumers told to buy sustainable UK lamb

‘Peak meat 2030’ open letter is ‘flawed’, AHDB says

18 December 2019

Scientists' latest call branded 'flawed'

NFU discusses wet weather and floods with leading banks

16 December 2019

Union highlights flood impact to major banks