Madano’s energy and environment monitoring, featuring Labour suggests increase to fracking legislation, wildlife experts warn of problems from not having clear definitions of ‘native species, think-tank encourages government to assess how climate change will affect Britain’s infrastructure, and more.
Madano Energy Environment Monitoring August 26th 2014
Labour party suggests increase to fracking industry legislation
The Guardian reports that the Labour party feels that current fracking legislation in the UK is not strong enough and they will aim to tighten regulations should they win next year’s election. read more.
Wildlife experts warn of problems from not having clear definitions of ‘native species’
Wildlife experts have expressed concern that the government’s plan to protect native British wildlife will backfire as they have not clearly defined what native species are, according to the Guardian. read more.
Think-tank encourages government to assess how climate change will affect Britain’s infrastructure
The think-tank IPPR has warned that although addressing climate change is an important individual goal, it will also help address some of the biggest economic and social challenges facing the UK. read more.