Storm clouds are gathering for another big battle in countryside politics, as conservationists prepare to take on shooting sports over the use of lead ammunition.
Opponents of the badger cull were jubilant yesterday after MPs were given the go-ahead to officially debate the policy.
Friends of the Earth's director of policy and campaigns Craig Bennett responds to the public accounts committee's report on flood management in England, which warns of uncertainty about who will pay:
The public accounts committee's chair Margaret Hodge explains the thinking behind its report on flood management:
The Association of British Insurers' director-general Otto Thoresen outlines the industry's problems with regard to flooding risk:
David Cameron's promise to lead the greenest government ever is to be tested later today with the publication of the natural environment white paper.
Caroline Spelman launched the much anticipated 'Natural Choice' white paper today to a mooted reaction from environment groups.
Fishermen's livelihoods are at risk from "slipper skippers" and organisations selling fishing quota as a commodity, MPs warned today.
Government officials have attempted to quantify the value of nature to the UK economy in an independent report out today.
Britain may have to double its investments in cutting carbon emissions to up to two per cent of GDP, Nicholas Stern has warned.
Ministers could reverse their commitment by cutting carbon emissions to match the EU, Chris Huhne has told MPs.
Ministers' refusal to define sustainable development in legislation is set to prompt a Commons vote later.
Ministers face the first major test of their environmental credentials as they discuss whether to accept an independent committee's advice.
Chris Huhne faces opposition from other government departments over plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 50%, according to reports.
Caroline Spelman still hopes to sell off a chunk of England's forests, she has admitted to MPs, despite February's embarrassing U-turn on the issue.
Fears are growing that the coalition could scrap existing plans to facilitate the development of solar power.
The government will unveil plans to push the UK towards a green economy today, amid accusations that it lacks a substantial environmental agenda.
A new "politics driven" diplomatic approach is required to tackle global warming, the Foreign Office's special representative for climate change said yesterday.
The government has cancelled plans to sell off English forests following a successful and well-organised public campaign.
There are firm signs of a U-turn on plans to sell-off England's forests, triggering celebrations among campaigners.
Nine Liberal Democrat MPs have called on the coalition to "reconsider" its plans to sell off the country's forests.
Cuts to funding for flood defences could leave five million properties temporarily at risk, MPs have claimed.
An MP's proposed bill to stop the clocks going back is gathering "enormous" cross-party support, Rebecca Harris has claimed.
Conservative backbencher Rebecca Harris outlines the advantages of stopping putting the clocks back every winter:
The legally binding treaty which many had hoped would be achieved at last year's Copenhagen summit will not be achieved for several years, an expert has warned.