Local communities have a new way to help the country meet its obligation to tackle climate change, following this month’s approval of the historic Paris Agreement. With the need to develop a genuinely sustainable energy system more pressing than ever, a new consultation tool published today (30 November) lets towns, villages and […]

New consultation tool lets communities take lead in planning their ...

First ever Eastern Partnership formal ministerial meeting dedicated to Environment and Climate Action. The first ever Eastern Partnership (EaP) formal ministerial meeting on environment and climate change took place today in Luxembourg with the participation of Commissioners Karmenu Vella and Johannes Hahn. The EU and the Eastern Partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, […]

EU and Eastern Partners to step up cooperation on environment ...

Foreign Office Minister announces significant increase in UK Overseas Territory Marine Protected Areas. Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan will today announce plans to double the area of ocean under marine protection around the UK Overseas Territories to around four million square kilometres – greater than the landmass of India. […]

UK set to protect four million square kilometres of ocean