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?
Today is Biodiversity Day at COP27 in Sharm el–Sheikh. When people talk about climate change, there is understandably great attention on reducing greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, in … [Read more...] about Building back biodiversity – Protecting the natural environment
COP27 focuses today on decarbonisation. It could be argued that the UK has been a world leader on climate change - the first country to put its 2050 net greenhouse gas emission commitment into law, … [Read more...] about Deconstructing decarbonisation – Action not words needed on the journey to net zero
Today (10 November) is the Youth and Future Generations Day at COP27, which will highlight the power and participation of youth at the UN climate change conferences. To mark this, we are sharing the … [Read more...] about COP27 Youth and Future Generations Day: a reminder of why businesses should work with Gen Z on ESG issues