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While nursing a broken foot, Baroness Jones has wrestled a week packed with breakfast meetings, existential questions, and holding the Government to account on the environment.
Decarbonising quickly and effectively to hit our net-zero target by 2050 requires urgent, clear and decisive leadership, says the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Lord Foulkes outlines his key priorities ahead of COP26, in order for the UK to secure it's position as a world leader in the fight against climate change.
Responding to today's Budget, it is hugely important that new infrastructure projects are well designed and protect the natural environment, says the Woodland Trust.
Rishi Sunak is set to keep the decade-long freeze on fuel duty in today's Budget in a victory for Conservative MPs.
In the long term, if the UK wishes to reduce its reliance on exports, Government policy in this area must serve to stimulate domestic demand for secondary materials and unlock investment in new infrastructure, says Executive Director of the Environmental Services Association, Jacob Hayler.
Whilst there has been recent media attention highlighting the delay to the long-awaited National Infrastructure Strategy in the Budget, MIMA hopes that any such delay by the new Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, does in fact refocus the strategy to include increased resource tightly aimed at achieving net zero.
We need to have a clear way of tracing waste to make sure that rubbish does not end up in our ocean. My amendment to the Environment Bill will do just that, writes Wera Hobhouse MP.
The Government is failing to tackle the causes of plastic pollution by focusing on “piecemeal policies”, a green policy think tank has claimed.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is urging anyone thinking about bringing home this increasingly popular breed to be aware of the spinal issues that dogs bred to have a long and low body type can suffer from, and to speak to their vet for tailored advice.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has renewed its calls for tighter restrictions on pet travel following the Government’s response to the Efra Select Committee report on tackling illegal puppy smuggling.
The Chancellor is set to announce a doubling of the cash available for improving flood defences following the devastation caused to homes last month.
Hong Kong’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) has said today (March 4) that a pet Pomeranian dog belonging to an owner with Covid-19 had repeatedly tested weak positive for the virus, which indicates a low-level of infection with the virus. It is likely to be a case of human-to-animal transmission.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has welcomed Defra’s response today (5 March 2020) to the recommendations set out by the 2018 Godfray Review as a significant step in the right direction in the fight against bovine tuberculosis (bTB) in England.
Labour has demanded an independent review into the Government’s handling of the floods which have devastated communities across the country.
Pets suffering with too much weight is a problem that stretches beyond the four-legged kind as a leading vet reveals that obesity in snakes is a big issue and suggests that over feeding and lack of exercise are to blame.