The effort to promote recycling has been too successful. That is the argument being made by some environmentalists, as they point to a perception among consumers that if they carefully sort their glass, paper and plastic, they aren’t polluting the planet. “The message about recycling is so positive that it becomes an incentive to consider […]

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Back in 2010 in their report to government, the ’Making Space for Nature’ panel advocated “bigger, better and more joined up spaces for nature”. Click here. Ten years on, the panel of nature conservation experts, academics and land managers led by Professor Sir John Lawton has written to the Prime Minister calling for immediate action […]

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From Defra The chief executives of fifteen water companies met today (8 September) with Environment Minister Rebecca Pow, who challenged them to do more to protect the environment and safeguard our water supplies. Representatives from Ofwat, the Environment Agency, Natural England, Water UK, The Consumer Council for Water (CCWater) and the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) […]

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The impact of climate change on asset deterioration Sets out new information and methods to understand the possible impacts of a changing climate on deterioration of flood defence assets. Climate change is a huge challenge for flood risk management. This report sets out new information and methods to understand the possible impacts of a changing […]

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