Government to set out legally-binding targets to build back better and greener by end of 2022

Introduced to underpin the Environment Bill, the ‘ambitious’ targets will also apply to any future governments

Environment Bill to give new powers to stop exports of plastic waste

The government has also committed to set a legally binding target to reduce fine particulate matter, the pollutant of greatest harm to human health

Environment Bill moves a step closer to becoming law

The Bill aims to tackle the biggest environmental priorities and now progresses to the Committee stage for further scrutiny

Government to table landmark Environmental Bill

The bill introduces a raft of measures to improve air and water quality, tackle plastic pollution and restore natural habitats

Welsh Assembly approves new climate law

New climate legislation committing to cut carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2050 has been approved by the Welsh Assembly. The “stronger approach” is hoped to accelerate progress to tackle climate change in the country. Welsh Natural Resources Minister Carl Sargeant said the new law will also enable Natural Resources Wales (NRW) to “join […]