The future for environmental regulation and opportunities for the UK to lead internationally

3.2.1. Protected areas Protected areas are parts of the environment requiring special protection for the protection of their surface water and groundwater quality or for the protection of habitats and species directly dependent on water. The Environment Agency has monitoring programmes in place for assessing compliance for Bathing Waters (underContinue Reading

Asana logo on laptop and mobile phone.

Image: FellowNeko/Adobe Stock Work management platform Asana has rolled out a new suite of features and product integrations designed to automatically give enterprise leaders a holistic view of progress against strategic initiatives to inform resource allocations and planning. Asana’s latest offerings aim to help organizations rapidly shift priorities as businessContinue Reading

Five Takeaways from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

The Environment and Sustainable Development 5 Minute Fix is a snapshot of need-to-know news on a range of ESD issues nationally. This edition focuses on the latest in climate change, energy, planning, biodiversity and environmental protection. Climate change Commonwealth: Safeguard mechanism reform consultation: have your say The Safeguard Mechanism providesContinue Reading

Environment and Sustainable Development 5 Minute Fix 30: Safeguard mechanism, renewable energy, SA planning review, biodiversity - Knowledge

Climate change Commonwealth: Safeguard mechanism reform consultation: have your say The Safeguard Mechanism provides a legislative framework for Australia’s largest greenhouse gas emitters to measure, report and manage their emissions. The Australian Government is now looking to revise the Safeguard Mechanism so that it aligns with their commitment to nationalContinue Reading

Five Takeaways from the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26)

In brief The case of Noosa Spotlight Property 2 Pty Ltd v Noosa Shire Council [2021] QPEC 77 concerned an appeal to the Planning and Environment Court of Queensland (Court) by Noosa Spotlight Property 2 Pty Ltd (Applicant) against the decision of the Noosa Shire Council (Council) to refuse aContinue Reading

Planning for a very big year – Harvard Gazette

Larry Bacow begins his fifth and final year as Harvard president this fall excited to connect with a new group of students and hopeful for more progress on a range of University priorities. In an interview with the Gazette, Bacow discussed the growing campus in Allston, initiatives on climate changeContinue Reading

Fact Sheet: President Biden Tackles Methane Emissions, Spurs Innovations, and Supports Sustainable Agriculture to Build a Clean Energy Economy and Create Jobs

WASHINGTON (July 12, 2022) – Federal agencies announced today the availability of two new reports resulting from a continued interagency initiative to restore salmon and steelhead populations in the Columbia River Basin, while meeting state and Federal clean energy goals. The reports include: 1) a draft assessment of the stateContinue Reading