Decent design – Before and After Control impact (BACI) – to establish the effects of MPAs ‘Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are increasingly being implemented as tools to conserve and manage fisheries and target species. Because there are opportunity costs to conservation, there is a need for science based assessment of MPAs. Here, we present one […]

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Driven by the Government policies DECC have released a whole series of policy statements that cut many aspects of support for green – low carbon technologies and programmes. This looks mainly driven by the Treasury’s desire to cut back on public spending and help house builders. This is not the leadership what one would have […]

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Energy and Climate Change Committee: Chair Angus Brendan MacNeil (SNP) See committee video interview with Amber Rudd as she sets out her priorities at DECC http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/energy-and-climate-change-committee/news-parliament-2015/decc-priorities-2015/ http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/energy-and-climate-change-committee/ ECC First Inquiry: The Energy and Climate Change Committee is looking to gather views on which areas of DECC’s policies will require particular scrutiny over the years to […]

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