New Economics Foundation – Chris Williams ‘We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.’ This quote from Albert Einstein is worth considering in our collective response to the nature and climate crisis. Whether its fires in the Amazon and Australia, Hurricanes in the Bahamas or flooding in Yorkshire and Venice, evidence of the scale and urgency […]

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The Natural Capital Committee’s 7th annual report Chairman’s message: Dieter Helm       ‘Nine years have now passed since the government published the 2011 White Paper, The Natural Choice, committing to the objective “to be the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than it inherited.” To achieve this, the Natural Capital Committee (NCC) […]

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In the latest set of natural capital accounts for the UK, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has described current levels of water abstraction are unsustainable in some regions – as abstraction in England continues to rise. The amount of water being abstracted for public water supply declined by 12%, to 6,443 million cubic metres, from […]

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