The government’s covi-19 recovery strategy includes (largely already committed) money for ‘shovel ready’ projects covering hospitals, schools and transport. But, apart from a recommitment to reforest parts of the country by planting more than 75,000 acres of trees every year by 2025, there is little to please the environmental sector. There is just £40m for […]

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Last week we covered the Climate Change Committee’s 2020 report to Parliament. Recently, the Committee also set out its recommendations for a resilient recovery from Covid-19 (published May) and (last week) on the coverage of Environmental Land Management Scheme in letters to the Prime Minister, and Defra, respectively. On the green recovery, the CCC’s recommendations […]

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