EFRA Committee ‘The devastating floods of last winter could hit England again unless government funding cuts to flood defence budgets are reversed, MPs warned environment secretary, Owen Paterson, on last week. “Overall funding does not reflect the increased flood risk” being driven by climate change, the MPs’ report found, while money for the maintenance of […]

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The Natural Capital Leaders Platform: ‘Water is an economically strategic resource, provided and regulated by nature and underpins many business activities. Ensuring that water is carefully stewarded and available in sufficient quantity and quality is a subject of vital interest to business, however, to date the management of and investment in water has been disjointed.  […]

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