From gov.uk The government (BEIS) has published a revised approach to valuing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in policy appraisal, following a cross-government review during 2020 and 2021. What are carbon values? Greenhouse gas emissions values (“carbon values”) are used across government for valuing impacts on GHG emissions resulting from policy interventions. They represent a monetary value that […]

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Link to Defra press release Proposals include To introduce a tiered approach for including actions in the WINEP To better incorporate long-term planning in the development of the WINEP To clearly establish dependencies between the WINEP and other statutory planning frameworks To increase the use of catchment and nature-based solutions to meet statutory obligations To […]

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Four long-term strategic priorities that Ofwat should encourage in the water industry 1. Protecting and enhancing the environment: Ofwat should drive water companies to be more ambitious in their environmental planning and delivery to contribute towards the priorities set out in the 25 Year Environment Plan. Ofwat should drive water companies to improve their day-to-day […]

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Projects to restore kelp forests, create new woodland, deliver natural flood risk management, and improve water quality are among an initial 27 schemes to benefit from a pioneering new fund to drive private investment in nature and tackle climate change, Defra, the Environment Agency & Natural England have announced today (14 July 2021). Read more […]

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