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News round-up: fishing policy, climate change, Green Deal, biomass »

Sustainable development news from government: new Common Fishing Policy; UK responds to EU on climate change; more Green Deal cashback available; Ed Davey opens biomass generator at Drax.

Climate change round-up: responses to IPCC report, new Special Representative, water impacts, emissions »

Climate change news from government and public bodies: responses to fifth IPCC report; new Special Representative for Climate Change; climate change impacts on water; non-CO2 emissions report.

Outcomes from Doha »

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference agreed a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, a timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015, and a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.

Calls for action at Doha »

At the opening of the UN Climate Change Conference in Doha the conference President called for global action, while UK Secretary of State Edward Davey will look for progress on the global deal agreed in Durban.

A world you like; with a climate you like »

As the European Environment Agency reports falls in EU emissions of greenhouse gases, with the largest absolute fall in the UK, a new campaign aims to demonstrate how climate action can increase welfare and bring economic benefits.

Towards Doha 2012 »

Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change Edward Davey has set out the Government's position in the lead-up to the 2012 UN Climate Change Conference in Doha, stressing the risks and opportunities of climate change.

The Green Deal: next steps, legislation, consultation response and explanatory animation »

DECC has detailed plans to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, alongside its consultation response and measures to strengthen consumer protection, reduce industry burdens, and implement ECO.

Electricity market reform to “keep the lights on, bills down and air clean” »

DECC has published draft electricity market reform legislation designed to provide investors with transparency, longevity and certainty to attract £110 billion of investment in new low-carbon power generation for the 21st Century.

Government Heat Strategy builds on Carbon Plan to cut emissions »

The Government's Heat Strategy builds on the 2011 Carbon Plan to set out a vision of how to cut emissions from heating homes, businesses and industry, helping to meet the fourth carbon budget of a 50% cut in emissions by the mid-2020s.