EAC ‘Marine Protected Areas Revisited’ The Marine Protected Areas Revisited report published today, found MPAs are not being effectively managed, and the Government needs to do more to protect vulnerable marine habitats, features and species once a site is designated as an MPA. The Committee also expressed concern that the Government had moved the goal […]

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On the back of the record lows of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice levels MPs from the Environmental Audit Committee have launched a new inquiry (see below) to look at the implications for UK. NASA: sea ice extent sinks to record lows at both poles Arctic sea ice appears to have reached a record low wintertime […]

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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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