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Third National Adaptation Programme (NAP3)

  2024-03-13 (or before) in GOV.UK

This report sets out the actions that government and others will take to adapt to the impacts of climate change from 2023 to 2028.

  Tagged under: Climate Change Adaption | UK

Government Office for Science

  2024-02-10 (or before) in GOV.UK

We advise the Prime Minister and members of the Cabinet, to ensure that government policies and decisions are informed by the best scientific evidence and strategic long-term thinking. GO-Science works with the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology .

UK hydrogen strategy

  2023-12-15 (or before) in GOV.UK

This strategy sets out the approach to developing a thriving low carbon hydrogen sector in the UK to meet our increased ambition for 10GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030. The page includes hydrogen strategy updates to the market.

Committee on Climate Change 2023 progress report: government response

  2023-10-26 (or before) in GOV.UK

Government response to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) 2023 progress report to Parliament.

[Withdrawn] Climate change: second national adaptation programme (2018 to 2023)

  2023-09-18 (or before) in GOV.UK

This report sets out what government and others will be doing over the next 5 years to be ready for the challenges of climate change.

  Tagged under: Climate Change

Water and sewerage companies in England: environmental performance report 2022

  2023-07-13 (or before) in GOV.UK

OMEX Agriculture Ltd to pay £510,190 for wiping out over 135,000 fish

  2023-06-15 (or before) in GOV.UK

A faulty pipe leaked deadly fertiliser into River Witham, stretching 46km in ‘one of the largest environmental incidents ever recorded in Lincolnshire’.

  Tagged under: Fish | Rivers

New framework to ensure road and rail development projects protect the environment

  2023-04-15 (or before) in GOV.UK

Announcing a consultation on an updated national networks national policy statement (NNNPS) for developers of new road, rail and rail freight schemes.

  Tagged under: Trains

Energy and emissions projections: 2021 to 2040

  2022-10-26 (or before) in GOV.UK

Projections of energy demand, greenhouse gas emissions and electricity generation from 2021 to 2040.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases | Electricity

A Changing Climate: Exploring the Implications of Climate Change for UK Defence and Security

  2022-06-10 (or before) in GOV.UK

This research paper informs the ongoing development of the Ministry of Defence's climate change strategy.

  Tagged under: Climate Change

Sustainability and climate change: a strategy for the education and children’s services systems

  2022-05-22 (or before) in GOV.UK

  Tagged under: Climate Change | Women and Children | Sustainability

Government unveils plans to crack down on waste

  2022-03-02 (or before) in GOV.UK

New plans will help tackle fly-tipping and illegal waste exports through stricter background checks and mandatory digital waste tracking

  Tagged under: Tipping Points

Update on investigation into the deaths of crabs and lobster in the North East

  2022-02-10 (or before) in GOV.UK

Results of investigation point to a naturally occurring harmful algal bloom being the cause.

Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener

  2021-10-19 (or before) in GOV.UK

This strategy sets out policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet our net zero target by 2050.

  Tagged under: Net Zero

UK's path to net zero set out in landmark strategy

  2021-10-19 (or before) in GOV.UK

The Net Zero Strategy sets out how the UK will deliver on its commitment to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

  Tagged under: Net Zero

Nature is a blind spot in economics that we ignore at our peril, says Dasgupta Review

  2021-02-02 (or before) in GOV.UK

A fundamental change in how we think about and approach economics is needed if we are to reverse biodiversity loss and protect and enhance our prosperity, an independent, global review on the Economics of Biodiversity said today (Tuesday 2 February).

  Tagged under: Economics

UK's carbon footprint

  2020-05-13 (or before) in GOV.UK

Annual greenhouse gas and carbon dioxide emissions relating to UK consumption.

  Tagged under: Greenhouse Gases


  2020-01-24 (or before) in GOV.UK

A summary of 27 commercial deals worth over £6.5bn from across the African markets invited to the UK-Africa Investment Summit

  Tagged under: Africa

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