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Environmental protection news from UK Parliament.

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Financial sector’s progress on net zero risks stalling as Government sends mixed messages, MPs argue
The Environmental Audit Committee argues that progress made at COP26 is at risk of being undone through mixed messaging from the Government
29 November 2023
Government takes leisurely approach to tackling food security
Government takes leisurely approach to tackling food security
17 November 2023
Government falling short on protecting marine mammals
Committee publishes the Government’s response to its report, Protecting Marine Mammals in the UK and Abroad
31 October 2023
EAC welcomes the Government’s backing of a moratorium on deep sea mining
The Government has today announced that it is backing a moratorium on deep sea mining exploitation, accepting recommendations from two previous EAC reports
30 October 2023
Energy Bill completes passage through Parliament
Members discuss changes on community energy supplies as bill set to become law. Catch up
25 October 2023
Comment: Prime Minister’s speech on policies to meet net zero
20 September 2023
MPs to explore how green spaces in built-up areas can help to meet the environmental challenges of urban living
How equally is access to urban green spaces distributed across all sectors of society?
19 September 2023
A busy House of Lords chamber with members sitting on the red benches
Private members' bills in the Lords in the 2022-23 session
Follow the progress of private members' bills in the House of Lords during the 2022-23 session of Parliament
25 August 2023
How will the UK attract investors to support its nature positive future?
Committee launches a new inquiry on the role of natural capital in the green economy
31 July 2023
Strategic plan needed to deliver nuclear power and close the power gap
The Science, Innovation and Technology Committee publishes landmark report on the future of nuclear power in the UK
31 July 2023
We urgently need to protect England’s nature
The Environment and Climate Change Committee publishes its report on Protected Areas.
26 July 2023
Government tree planting meets less than half its annual targets, despite the growing demands on UK woodland for net zero
The Environmental Audit Committee concludes it is extremely unlikely that the Government's tree planting targets will be met with only two autumn through spring planting seasons to go before the Government’s March 2025 deadline
19 July 2023
CHAIR COMMENT: Unlimited fines for pollution events
Philip Dunne MP reacts to the Government’s announcement today that new laws will end the cap on civil penalties for environmental offences
12 July 2023
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