Future environmental policy: the role of natural markets

Today, Patrick Begg, our Rural Enterprises Director, is a speaker at a Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum event considering next steps for natural environment policy in England.  Patrick’s speech, below, emphasises the importance of our country’s natural capital and the potential for new markets to secure the future of our environment. “We live in febrile…

New economics for sustainable land use

In this speech, delivered at today’s Westminster Food & Nutrition Forum, Patrick Begg, our Rural Enterprises Director, discusses his ‘three-part recipe’ for the the future of UK agriculture policy. Farming is in a tough place. I’m not the first and certainly won’t be the last person to say this. Just look at the stark economics.…