It is a rare event indeed when a British Prime Minister presents a major initiative on the environment but that is what has happened today. The report is much more than about plastic pollution which captured the headlines but this a positive move beyond David Cameron’s infamous ‘green crap’ approach. Publication ends the decline and […]

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Defra Setting out how the government will reform the way we manage water abstraction, to protect the environment and improve access to water. These documents set out what the government is doing to reform the management of water abstraction. They summarise how we will work with abstractors to make these changes. The main document summarises all […]

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A four-point plan for tackling plastic waste has been outlined by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove. He told BBC News – Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst – that he wants to reduce the amount of plastic used in the UK, and to make it simpler for people to recycle. Environmentalists fear Mr Gove will be […]

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