How the UK will uphold environmental standards from 1 January 2021. These include standards in waste, air quality, water, and protection of habitats and species. Defra What will stay the same The UK government is committed to maintaining environmental standards and international obligations from 1 January 2021. The UK will continue its aim set out […]

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Legally binding targets to help “build back greener” The Government sets out how it will underpin key environmental commitments with legally binding targets, including for air quality, water, waste and biodiversity. Defra – Published 19 August 2020      Also See current update on the Environment Bill The targets we set under our landmark Environment Bill will […]

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Greener UK Update   ‘Our best wishes to everyone as we continue to work through these difficult times. We hope you are looking forward to a well-deserved summer break. As we head into the parliamentary summer recess, one word describes the future of the UK’s environmental governance framework- uncertain. Three articles: Government at risk of trading […]

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Ali Morse, Water Policy Manager at the Wildlife Trusts uses this blog to introduce the key pressures facing the water environment and how best they can be tackled using a holistic approach. May 2020 Managing the freshwater environment is indeed a tricky balance; we expect our waters to support wildlife, provide drinking supplies, take away […]

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