‘Shameful’ fourth delay to Environment Bill ‘undermines green agenda’

The Environment Bill is unlikely to receive royal assent before the Glasgow climate talks open on 1 November, due to the government attempting to reverse a series of recent amendments in the Lords, according to a report.

by Gareth Simkins
Alok Sharma's efforts at climate diplomacy have taken a knock from the expected failure to pass the Environment Bill before COP26 opens. Photograph: Russell Cheyne / AFP / Getty Images
Alok Sharma's efforts at climate diplomacy have taken a knock from the expected failure to pass the Environment Bill before COP26 opens. Photograph: Russell Cheyne / AFP / Getty Images

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