Pip Goodwin, Senior Policy Officer, External Affairs at RSPB and Martin Casey, Director Public Affairs Europe at CEMEX, outline the importance of addressing the nature crisis - calling on government to strengthen the Environment Bill with legally binding short-term targets led by a new species abundance target.
Signe Norberg, Public Affairs Manager at the Aldersgate Group, calls for the Environment Bill to urgently return to Parliament, in order to ensure there is an effective governance structure in place for when the UK leaves the EU.
Ian Dickie, Director of Economics for the Environment Consultancy (eftec), and Kerry ten Kate, independent consultant, argue that with the Spending Review and Autumn Budget around the corner, now is the time for the UK government to ensure environmental ambitions work well together and become an integral part of economic planning.
Earthwatch researchers Beth Pudifoot and Victor Beumer explore why urban nature is so important, and why those of us who have access are lucky to during the COVID19 pandemic.
Kate Jennings, head of site conservation policy at the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), reflects on the findings of an Unchecked UK report on regulation which shows that the majority of UK economy and society support ambitious environmental regulations.
Josephine Head, Senior Research Lead on Sustainable Agriculture at Earthwatch Europe, reflects on the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the global food system, and how the UK agricultural sector needs to adapt, both in the short and longer-term.
Dr. Isabel Bishop, Research Manager - Freshwater at EarthWatch writes about the value of clean water and the long-term impact of COVID-19 on water quality.
Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group, says that key amendments are needed to deliver a world leading environmental regime and an investible proposition for business.