CCC warns MPs over lack of data on UK critical infrastructure assets at risk of flooding  The Environmental Audit Committee held a one off session on climate change adaptation in light of the recent publication of the Government’s Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017. This assessment draws primarily on the independent Evidence Report commissioned from the CCC’s Adaptation […]

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The number of pieces of Environmental legislation   According to Caroline Lucas reported in the Guardian, a report* by the House of Commons library there are 1,100 pieces of environmental legislation, this is up on the ‘800’ Andrea Leadsom told the Environmental Audit Committee. Links to the report* are not in the Guardian article and I […]

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Two articles on the EAC and International targets Marine protected Areas examined by EAC with stakeholders & NGOs Environmental Audit Committee explore how effectively stakeholders have been engaged in the designation and implementation of the first two tranches of Marine Protected Areas. It will also explore what progress the Government has made towards achieving its […]

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