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Environment weekly highlights—30 July 2020

Environment weekly highlights—30 July 2020
Published on: 30 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—30 July 2020
  • In this issue:
  • Key developments and materials
  • Natural Capital Committee releases interim report on 25 Year Environment Plan
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Treasury Committee relaunches inquiry into decarbonisation of the UK economy
  • IEEP releases briefing on key elements to green recovery amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Views sought on amending offshore gas and oil regulations amid coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Brexit
  • Committee outlines findings from Environment and the Level Playing Field inquiry
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes the EU Environment Sub-Committee outlining findings from the Environment and the Level Playing Field Inquiry, release by the Natural Capital Committee of the interim response to the 25 Year Environmental Plan (YEP) Progress Report and advice on a green economic recovery and announcement by the Treasury Committee that it is relaunching its inquiry into decarbonisation of the UK economy and green finance, to seek additional written evidence on how and whether the UK’s response to coronavirus should take the government’s net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target into account. We also include publication of the government’s long term plan to tackle the risks of flooding and coastal erosion and include analysis on the transition to low carbon heat—recent regulatory developments on heat networks. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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