The 25-year environment plan is in danger of dilution warns government advisor, Dieter Helm, while the ONS values a section of the UK’s natural capital at £761 billion
The 25-Year Environment Plan, launched by the government on 11 January 2018, promised to set out a new "post 2020 strategy for nature" that will capitalise on Britain's exit from the EU to create stronger protections for the environment.
Foreign secretary identifies environmental impact assessment as an area in which the UK ‘will be able to do our own thing’ following Britain’s exit from the EU
Jamie Carpenter: As its name suggests, the government’s 25-Year Environment Plan looks to the far future. But does the flagship strategy have enough to say about the present?
The government’s 25-year plan contains a number of promises on its environmental ambitions post-Brexit. Here’s what to look out for, writes Tom Reeve
The principle of ‘net environmental gain’ has been supported by the government in its 25-Year Environment Plan. Catherine Early explores what this might mean for housing and infrastructure projects
The 25-year plan for the environment promised a chemicals strategy, but said little about what this would deliver, Gareth Simkins investigates
The Environment Agency has set up a dedicated team to tackle plastics waste, while Scotland bans plastic cotton buds and London takes aim at bottle waste
The content of forthcoming consultations and strategies will reveal whether there is substance behind the vision outlined in the 25-year plan
Measures to tackle the ‘scourge’ of plastics pollution were placed at the forefront of the 25-year environment plan, but experts have warned of unintended consequences
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