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Government must set legal targets, fund green transport and invest in air pollution monitoring to combat our toxic air crisis, writes Geraint Davies MP
The Agriculture Bill cannot go forward without safeguards in place to protect British standards, preventing hormone-treated beef or chlorine-washed chicken from coming in and undercutting British farmers, writes Daniel Zeichner MP.
The Prime Minister has sacked the woman in charge of running the UN climate summit in Glasgow later this year.
We need action urgently to help households recover from flooding and a longer-term investment plan to make South Yorkshire more resilient to floods, writes Stephanie Peacock MP.
A new law scrapping the automatic right of European boats to fish in British waters is being introduced by the Government.
If it’s cold for you, it’s cold for your pet – that’s the key message from the British Veterinary Association (BVA) as it urges pet owners to take extra precautions to ensure dogs, cats and other small pets are kept safe from hidden and potentially fatal hazards as snow flurries and icy conditions are forecast in many parts of the country.
Ahead of COP26, we must learn from the successful international diplomacy used to agree The Antarctic Treaty, to tackle the climate crisis, writes James Gray MP.
The Government should look to revitalise Britain’s role as a world leader in climate diplomacy by supporting industry transition to a net-zero economy, writes Darren Jones MP.
Tougher sentences on animal cruelty, new laws on animal sentience and a crackdown on the keeping of primates as pets will put us at the forefront of the fight against animal cruelty, writes Andrew Rosindell MP.
Today, the Woodland Trust launches its ‘Emergency Tree Plan’, setting out its vision for a major increase in tree cover to the 19% recommended by the Climate Change Committee. PoliticsHome recently spoke with Dr James Cooper, Head of External Affairs, to learn more about the proposals for helping tackle the climate and nature crises whilst delivering a range of benefits for people, along with the Trust’s priorities for the year ahead.
The Woodland Trust today publishes its Emergency Tree Plan – the first of its kind and a challenge to governments. It sets out how the UK can rapidly increase tree cover to help reach net zero carbon emissions and tackle the declines in wildlife.
NOAH welcomes the publication of the Agriculture Bill today and its recognition of the importance of measures to improve animal health and welfare.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) has responded to today’s introduction of the Agriculture Bill.
Farmers will be rewarded for protecting the environment and boosting access to the countryside, under plans for a post-Brexit agricultural system being introduced to Parliament on Thursday.
We need to see nuclear projects championed by Government, with strong progress on establishing the funding mechanism that will deliver them at reduced cost to the customer, says NIA Chief Executive, Tom Greatrex.
Three leading veterinary bodies have teamed up to produce a series of recommendations to raise the bar on rabbit welfare in the UK.
We must work together to transform our way of life by embracing a greener economy, dramatically curbing carbon emissions, investing in renewable energies and improving public transport, writes Wera Hobhouse MP.
The Government’s commitment to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is too little and too late, says Labour's Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Luke Pollard MP.
Vets and vet nurses are marking National Obesity Awareness Week (14-20 January) by setting out an action plan for how veterinary professionals can play their part in tackling obesity in companion animals.
Vets and vet nurses are marking National Obesity Awareness Week (14-20 January) by sharing advice on how the profession and owners can work together to address the scale of the pet obesity problem.
The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the voice for the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has today published a report, produced independently by Eunomia Research and Consulting Ltd (Eunomia), investigating the effects of competition on the performance of municipal waste collection services.
The Green MP talks to Georgina Bailey about her push for Parliament to be a beacon of sustainability
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) welcomes the Environment Secretary’s commitment to recognising animal welfare as a public good as well as a pledge to maintain and enhance UK standards as new trade deals are negotiated, after Brexit.
Four of the UK’s leading veterinary surgeons and animal welfare scientists have been appointed to the board of trustees of the Animal Welfare Foundation (AWF), the vet-led charity has announced.