GOVERNMENT CONSULTATION ON THEIR DRAFT STATEMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PRINCIPLES

Response from Victor Anderson & Rupert Read                                                May 2021 Environmental Principles – An overview Question 5. Do you think the overview section provides an adequate foundation for policy makers to apply the environmental principles in policy-making? (Yes/No/Other – Please provide any additional information in support of your answer) No. The Bill as currently drafted fails…

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Economics versus Biodiversity?

‘The Economics of Biodiversity: The Dasgupta Review’ (just published!) The Government has just published the final report from the Dasgupta Review of the economics of biodiversity. If its proposals are ever implemented, they would make a very big impact on the prospects for our planet. However there are serious reasons for believing this is not…