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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Tweet from Water UK, 11 May Earlier today, PM Boris Johnson mistakenly referred to COVID-19 being in the #water supply. It’s not, and No. 10 has now issued a correction. Your tap water remains perfectly safe.  Earlier, Mr Johnson told MPs that people should exercise “good, solid, British common sense” in adapting their lives to […]

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Among the ongoing programme of CIWEM events is a free webinar series on ‘Nature-based solutions & the Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme’. Defra has paused its consultation on proposals and ideas for its Environmental Land Management scheme (ELMs) which will usher in a new approach of public money paying for public goods, such as nature […]

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11 May The EU Water Alliance is proud to release today its new Manifesto which aims to highlight the pressing water challenges Europe faces and to set out the key actions required to overcome them. Water issues are set to become the most pressing challenge for Europe in the coming years, as underlined by the recent 2020 UN […]

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