Today marks the opening day of COP28, the United Nations Climate Change conference, bringing the international community together to help mitigate and improve climate change impacts. Hosted this … [Read more...] about COP28 – What are the key issues for businesses?
Nature in the UK has been in the news a lot this week – yesterday, the apparent deliberate vandalism of a sycamore tree on Hadrian's Wall has been the lead-story for many news outlets, and yesterday a … [Read more...] about A tough 24 hours for nature (incl. BNG delay)
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published a summary of its Synthesis Report, bringing together the findings of various reports released during its sixth assessment cycle … [Read more...] about Climate change – New report highlights areas for scaling up action
The outcomes of COP27 and the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP15) saw 2022 close with a number of environmental successes. One of these was the Sharm el-Sheikh Implementation Plan, with a … [Read more...] about Environmental law in 2023 – Key areas to follow
Following a Government consultation, which received 53,329 responses, DEFRA has announced a ban on single-use plastics. Of the total respondents, the ban received overwhelming support, with 95% in … [Read more...] about A legal update on the UK’s ban on single-use plastics
In March 2022, Natural England issued an advice letter the Chief Planning Officer which stated that the increased levels of nutrients from waste water generated from developments are damaging … [Read more...] about What’s the latest on Nutrient Neutrality?