2015 will prove to be an important year for the climate change debate with many areas of debate maintaining a high profile. Cheap oil will have all sorts of implications but this News focuses on investment – disinvestment and UK’s infrastructure investment programme with an analysis from the Green Alliance. Oh yes, and 2014 was […]

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Defra ‘People in the highest flood risk areas will be better protected against spiralling insurance costs as Flood Re comes one step closer to implementation today. After ongoing negotiations with the Association of British Insurers (ABI) and Flood Re, an agreement has been reached on a number of matters regarding how Flood Re will operate. […]

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This new report published in late December covers one of the most problematic issues in current marine development. NIRAS & MMO  ‘NIRAS Consulting Ltd, supported by Amec Foster Wheeler, were commissioned by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to develop a framework for scoping potential cumulative effects at a strategic level, to be applicable across all […]

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Sue Well’s article describes how marine protected areas are now part of main stream thinking across the world. Click here to open.World Parks Congress & MPAs Sue Wells article 17.1.15  Congress overview  Over 6000 participants from more than 170 countries took part in the IUCN World Parks Congress (WPC) in November 2014 in Sydney, Australia. […]

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