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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Published 3 September 2019 More people than ever before are concerned about damage to nature, new national statistics published today (3 September 2019) by Natural England show. In the world’s biggest scientific study of its kind, Natural England’s ‘Monitor of Engagement with the Natural Environment’ (MENE) report shows that nine out of ten adults in England are […]

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