Two articles reflecting fast changing attitudes to investment & climate change and major cost reductions in the technology of delivering renewables. Given scale of energy costs for the water industry investment in renewable energy looks like an increasingly good bet.  1.  Report highlights major cost reductions in renewable – wind & solar – technology driving investment […]

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EAC ‘Marine Protected Areas Revisited’ The Marine Protected Areas Revisited report published today, found MPAs are not being effectively managed, and the Government needs to do more to protect vulnerable marine habitats, features and species once a site is designated as an MPA. The Committee also expressed concern that the Government had moved the goal […]

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First Generation …   If, as seems likely the Conservatives win the snap election it will be interesting to see whether their ‘first generation’ view of the environment will survive in the new manifesto. ‘And as Environment Secretary, I want to be very clear – it is my ambition and it’s my department’s vision to be […]

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This long running issue over the development and major dredge proposal at Falmouth is a major test of the Government and it’s agencies approach to developments in marine conservation sites. Groups like MCS and FoE with local experts have been leading a major campaign. Quite what form or when any decision will take is unclear, […]

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