04 Sep '12, 11am

Judging by Twitter, green reaction appears to be shocked and appalled

Downing Street has confirmed Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson is to replace Caroline Spelman as Environment Secretary, fuelling concerns amongst green groups about the future direction of the government's environment policy. Paterson will take over from Spelman, who looks set to leave the cabinet after a series of high profile U-turns at the Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra). FURTHER READING Report: Caroline Spelman axed from Defra in Cabinet reshuffle Businesses urged to back Environment Agency’s waste crime crackdown He previously served as Shadow Environment Secretary between 2003 and 2005, and also served as Shadow Transport Secretary between 2005 and 2007, before taking on the Northern Ireland brief in opposition and then being appointed Northern Ireland Secretary. Downing Street also confirmed this morning that former chief whip Patric...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2202711/owen-paterso...

Tweets

Fuel News: Natalie Bennett confirmed as Green P...

businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 11am

Natalie Bennett has been elected as the new leader of the Green Party in England and Wales, replacing the party's first MP...

Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment N...

switchboard.nrdc.org 04 Sep '12, 1am

*Please Note: NRDC's weekly Latin America news round-up will not be posted for the next two weeks, as our staff will be tr...

…cont) environment.

…cont) environment.

asiatatlerdining.com 07 Sep '12, 9am

All Six To Twelve Café & Social Bar on Soi Langsuan offers guests a chilled atmosphere and delicious dishes as well as the...

A Summer of Extremes Signifies the New Normal

e360.yale.edu 04 Sep '12, 12pm

A Summer of Extremes Signifies the New Normal This summer has seen record heat waves and wildfires in the U.S, the worst f...

Does the government's green team need reshuffli...

businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 1pm

Having manfully resisted for nearly two and half years, David Cameron is about to succumb to the irresistible temptation o...

Does the government’s green team need reshuffling?

businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 2pm

Having manfully resisted for nearly two and half years, David Cameron is about to succumb to the irresistible temptation o...

Read It: Donald apologizes for Twitter mishap

pgatour.com 02 Sep '12, 9pm

Donald apologizes for Twitter mishap text size Sep. 2, 2012 By Helen Ross, PGATOUR.COM NORTON, Mass. -- Luke Donald learne...

Survey: Clean tech confidence defies economic g...

businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 11pm

Senior executives at clean tech firms are significantly more confident about the next 12 months than their counterparts in...

In the Green Room with Carbon Trust's Tom Delay...

businessgreen.com 02 Sep '12, 11pm

Tom Delay is chief executive of the Carbon Trust. He joined in 2001, following a career with Shell and management consulta...

Great news for waste industry, London, and Gree...

businessgreen.com 03 Sep '12, 9am

A 1.4MW anerobic digestion (AD) plant in London has become the first waste project to benefit from the government's Green ...

Football: Stoke still hoping to sign Michael Owen despite interest from Liverpool

Football: Stoke still hoping to sign Michael Ow...

straitstimes.com 03 Sep '12, 2pm

LONDON (AFP) - Stoke manager Tony Pulis believes his club could still sign Michael Owen even though Liverpool are set to j...