What are phosphates and why do we need to remove them?
21st December 2020
Phosphates are essential nutrients for animals and plants. They are commonly used in artificial fertilizers, phosphate-based detergents and are a by product of sewage treatment.
What’s happening with the Environment Bill?
14th December 2020
The Environment Bill was introduced to Parliament in October 2019 to ensure that the environmental impacts of all legislation is considered before the UK exits the EU.
Changes to planning – reduction of red tape?
Changes to planning – reduction of red tape or danger to the environment?
What does Biodiversity Net Gain mean?
4th December 2020
The phrase ‘Biodiversity Net Gain’ has been appearing a lot recently due to the government’s proposed Environment Bill.
The Agriculture Act and Land Management
The brand new Agriculture Bill has become law and could transform agriculture and help the environment in the UK.
What impact will Brexit have on planning?
In the short-term, Brexit will have very little impact on UK planning laws, as much of planning is decided at a domestic level. However, leaving the EU is likely to lead to some changes on this front.
Major UK shift towards cleaner energy
19th September 2019
Following our earlier post this week, in the run up to tomorrow’s global climate strike, we’re feeling energised by a major move towards future change in national power supply.
Climate change: our position
18th September 2019
As climate related activity and news headlines reach near critical levels, we thought it worthwhile putting forward some thoughts on where we see our role.
Scotland targets 100% renewable energy supply for 2020
3rd July 2019
More good news for UK renewable energy, following significant changes to Scottish planning policy.
Offshore Wind Growth Partnership boosts UK sector
25th June 2019
While Nikki and Tom are in London for the 2019 Global Offshore Wind event, today’s announcement of a £100m investment into UK offshore promises significant growth for the sector.
Biodiversity net gain – what the new Environment Bill means for developers
27th March 2019
While we await the government’s response to consultation results, it’s a useful period in which to review current site plans, to ensure future compliance and secure a valuable approach to sustainability.