The EA has opened a new consultation on significant increases and other changes to their charging schemes for the April 2018-2023 period, which will set rates for the cost of: Permits Subsistence charges for regulation Advice during application and advice. This is a move towards full cost recovery for the EA’s work. it could impact […]

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Carbon Brief reports on a new study, which finds that the UK could face harsher and more frequent winter storms if global greenhouse gas emissions aren’t curbed. The research uses modelling to investigate how rising global temperatures could change the movements of mid-latitude storms by the end of the century. These storms form outside of […]

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The Natural Capital Coalition has published This is Natural Capital 2017. It is the first annual review of trends and activities within the natural capital concept. It includes headline facts (e.g. 68 countries are currently planning to produce natural capital accounts) and perspectives from a number of leading experts on the topic.  Meanwhile, The UK’s […]

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The Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry that will consider the nature, scale and impacts of nitrate pollution on the environment and human life, and review the Government’s approach to the regulation of the chemicals concerned and its approach to reducing them. Nitrates are damaging to the environment as, once they are released […]

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