Monthly Archives: August 2018

The rise and rise of green politics

By |2018-10-18T11:37:24+00:00August 16th, 2018|Staff posts|

Written by EIC Director Matthew Farrow  Nearly 20 years ago, in the 1989 European elections, the Green Party won 14% of the vote.  At the time many felt that this heralded the start of the environment becoming a permanent fixture in British politics, but in fact it was something of a high watermark for the

EIC Responds to the Clean Air Strategy consultation

By |2018-10-18T11:36:22+00:00August 16th, 2018|EIC News|

On the 14th August, EIC responded to the government's consultation on its Clean Air Strategy. EIC's key recommendations to government were: Match the GLA’s hyper local monitoring system at a national level to improve public awareness of air pollution. Fund the display of visible public information on real-time air quality for public places. Enshrine the

EIC Responds to the Environmental Governance & Principles consultation

By |2018-10-18T11:38:51+00:00August 6th, 2018|EIC News|

On 2nd August, EIC responded to the government's consultation on 'Environmental Governance & Principles after EU Exit' EIC's key suggestions to government were: The Government through Parliament should set the scale of the nation’s environmental ambition, with the consequent targets and milestones enshrined in law. The proposed environmental body is a welcome development, but requires