MPs to examine UK’s audit of domestic progress towards UN’s SDGs

The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written evidence from stakeholders until 15th April 2019

Oil rig in the Arctic
EAC: Government has rejected calls to end oil and gas exploration in the Arctic

The Environmental Audit Committee says fossil fuel activity in the region is incompatible with international climate obligations

Fast fashion: Are your clothes damaging the planet?

Watch the short fact film to find out about the environmental costs of fast fashion

Fixing fashion: MPs call for penny per garment tax to reduce waste

Textile production is said to contribute more to climate change than international aviation and shipping combined

MPs launch inquiry into impacts of ‘everyday’ toxic chemicals

Some of the chemicals take many years to break down naturally, travel through the environment via, soil and water and are toxic to both humans and wildlife

MPs launch inquiry into UK Export Finance’s fossil fuel investments

The Agency is estimated to have provided £551m per year in support of fossil fuel production overseas between 2014 and 2016

MPs condemn ‘raid’ on environment staff to work on Brexit

Environment Secretary Michael Gove said around 400 staff have been transferred from public agencies

UK Government doesn’t commit to replacing all EU environment laws

The Environmental Audit Committee has voiced disappointment a firm pledge has not been made

Government won’t make climate-related financial disclosures mandatory

Ministers have refused to listen to the recommendation made by the Environmental Audit Committee

UK MPs demand fashion brand bosses to disclose environmental impacts

The Environmental Audit Committee has written to 10 retailers to find out how they are mitigating them