Whitehall must understand that if an algorithm offers up cherished green spaces to hungry developers, there will be a local backlash.
Posts Tagged: Environment
Improved crop protection can be achieved in a safe way to improve the environment and food security. The UK must not be left behind.
In trying to appease climate catastrophists, they run the risk of undermining a key pillar of their own ideology.
Here are four actions that the Government could take to support communities to restore British species in their local areas.
Law abiding local citizens face continuous harassment. Genuine problems caused by illegal activity are ignored.
They are an integral part of our natural heritage: a refuge for people and wildlife, while also supplying the essential water upon which we all depend.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s green jobs. Subsidy-reliant, expensive, price-raising. And a job loser elsewhere.
We should judge the desirability of a pro-wind energy policy by the social value added, not the numbers employed in the sector.
Debate on the Agriculture Bill gives them the chance to call for more effective measures than those which independent assessments find wanting.
Anthony Browne: Are we really going to pass a law that would harm many of the world’s poorest people?
Such would be the effect of a well-intentioned but ill thought-out amendment to the Agriculture Bill that will come to the Commons tomorrow.
Alex Game: Students are the key to environmental progress – and we need to lose the tribalism in our debates
Extinction Rebellion has polarised discussions on climate change. Organisations like the British Conservation Alliance aim to bring balance back.
Our new Pensions Bill will cracking down on bad pension bosses, utilising new technology to put the consumer in charge, and help us get to Net Zero.
The quicker we can decarbonize UK companies in heavy industry, aviation and shipping, the more competitive they’ll be on the global stage.
Rachel Wolf: Net Zero risks upending our lives and livelihoods. Here’s why carbon pricing gives it a better chance of working.
It doesn’t make grand predictions about what will work or what we should do. It just prices in the ‘bad’ – in this case, emissions.
Joe Porter: In Staffordshire Moorlands, we are taking practical action to help tackle climate change
Community orchards, wildflower meadows, peatland restoration, and woodland expansion benefit our environment and our economy.
Leaving the European Union presents us with a historic opportunity to create a healthier environment for ourselves and future generations.