ENDS Report Breakfast Briefing
May 16, 2022
 
Welcome to the Breakfast Briefing - an exclusive bulletin for ENDS Report subscribers - delivering the morning’s key environmental news and details of what’s on the day’s agenda, Monday to Friday
 
Ignoring climate policy in Norfolk transport plan ‘was unlawful’
Ignoring climate policy in Norfolk transport plan ‘was unlawful’

16 May 2022

An environmental consultant, activist and former Green Party councillor has begun a legal challenge to Norfolk’s Local Transport Plan, arguing that its failure to take account of carbon budgets and net zero was contrary to law

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London among world cities facing threat of ‘severe drought’
London among world cities facing threat of ‘severe drought’

16 May 2022

The UK capital’s ‘ageing water supply system’ puts it in a precarious position as the intensity and frequency of droughts increase around the world, according to a new report

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The long read

 
EXCLUSIVE: Why DEFRA’s air quality monitoring regime is ‘systemically failing’
EXCLUSIVE: Why DEFRA’s air quality monitoring regime is ‘systemically failing’

13 May 2022

Several DEFRA air pollution monitors are ‘failing’ to adequately monitor and report nitrogen dioxide pollution, according to ENDS’ analysis of official data from 29 monitors in England’s top ten biggest cities

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ECO CHAMBER PODCAST: Missing bees, England's dirty bathing waters, and microplastics in make-up
ECO CHAMBER PODCAST: Missing bees, England's dirty bathing waters, and microplastics in make-up

05 May 2022

Listen as the ENDS Report team examines DEFRA's elusive environmental principles, the questionable justifications for a new Cumbrian coal mine, the fate of the UK's plastic waste, the town with the worst air pollution, why bathing water data should be treated with suspicion, and why more cosmetics than you'd think contain microplastics

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US SEC proposes major changes to climate risk disclosures

Public companies listed in the US, including foreign issuers, may need to disclose climate-related risks if new SEC proposals are implemented. In this eBook, Heather Moore, Technical Director for Sustainability at LRQA, summarises the proposals and describes the implications for global businesses.

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