10 demands made by the Natural Capital Committee

The government advisors’ seventh annual report, published this week, offered some strongly-worded criticism of the government’s flagship green plans, including the environment and agriculture bills. Here’s what you need to know about the committee’s key demands.

1 The Environment Bill should mandate “a general duty to protect and enhance the natural environment”

“The Environment Bill should include a general duty to protect and enhance the natural environment, and legally binding interim and long term targets” for all ten goals in the 25-Year Environment Plan (25 YEP), says the report, issued on Thursday.

2 Dump biodiversity net gain for environmental net gain

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