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
The Office for Environmental Protection (the "OEP") has published its latest report, Taking stock: protecting, restoring and improving the environment in England, pursuant to its powers under s.29 of … [Read more...] about Analysis: OEP publishes first 25 Year Environment Plan monitoring report
The newly created Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has issued a draft strategy and enforcement policy to set out its role and remit. The consultation documents offer an insight into what … [Read more...] about What can public bodies expect in the new era of the Office for Environmental Protection?
Modular construction involves producing standardised components of a building in an off-site factory and then assembling them on-site. It has the potential to improve housing quality, speed up … [Read more...] about What is modular construction?
So today the focus will be on transport and driving the move to zero carbon systems. Just as in so many other areas, we are not looking at new and unproven technologies, but at the challenge to … [Read more...] about Wednesday is Transport day at COP26