Government report shows the UK is set to miss biodiversity goals. How can we turn this around?

While eyes turn inwards to the focal point of Westminster this week, the Government dispatched a (metaphorical) passenger pigeon to the United Nations carrying its report on its progress against international wildlife (biodiversity) targets. Like the ill-fated passenger pigeon (which, at the hand of hunting, went from the world’s most numerous bird to globally extinct…

Let’s make environmental commitments a reality through new farm support system

On Thursday 14th March, our Outdoors and Natural Resources Director, Patrick Begg, spoke at the Westminster Forum on Food Nutrition. Below is what he had to say on making the Governments’ environmental commitments a reality. Today I spoke at the Westminster Forum on Food Nutrition on what we’ll need for Government environmental promises to become…

Why George Monbiot is both right and wrong about ‘cold and alienating’ language – guest blog

This blog was originally posted by Green Alliance and is written by James Elliott, Policy Adviser at Green Alliance. James references our joint Natural Markets project; we published our latest report last week. George Monbiot today wrote an excellent twitter thread criticising the ‘cold and alienating’ language we routinely use when talking about ‘the environment’.…