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Liz Truss sparks cabinet row with plan to increase migrant numbers to Britain in bid ...

The Daily Mail 25 Sep 2022
Suella Braverman, the Home Secretary, Kemi Badenoch, the Trade Secretary, and ... It is understood that Nadhim Zahawi, the Cabinet Office minister, who chaired a meeting on the proposals, is also in favour of the list changes along with Ranil Jayawardena, the environment secretary.

Government poised to scrap nature ‘Brexit bonus’ for farmers

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
The Environment Land Management Scheme (Elms), devised by the former environment secretary Michael Gove, was constructed to encourage farmers to create space for rare species including wading birds and dormice, as well as absorbing carbon to help England reach its net zero target.

Conservation groups brand mini-budget an ‘attack on nature’

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
Lisa Nandy, the shadow levelling up secretary, said. “Slashing standards, destroying the environment and scrapping affordable housing is reckless and offers no prospect of sustainable growth ... The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) dismissed the claims, tweeting.

This dash for growth represents the death of green Toryism

The Observer 25 Sep 2022
... Act, the Fisheries Act, and the Environment Act, coupled with plans to phase out petrol and diesel cars, create a boom in offshore wind, and protect a third of the UK’s land and seas ... Except that the new prime minister, as environment secretary, cut subsidies to solar farms.

‘Sometimes, all I can do is cry’: How Ukrainian children are adjusting to life outside ...

Metro UK 25 Sep 2022
It’s important to work with the child so they’re not retraumatised by their new environment.’ ... Over 10,000 school places have been offered to Ukrainian child refugees, with the efforts of local councils to ensure children have a safe and consistent environments being described as ‘herculean’ by former Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi.

Government launched ‘attack on nature’ with mini-budget, conservationists warn

AOL 24 Sep 2022
Another point of concern for the RSPB is the suggestion that environment land management schemes, introduced to ensure the natural environment is protected on farmlands, will also be rolled back, Ms Speight said ... Criticism of the investment zones also came from Labour, with shadow levelling up secretary Lisa Nandy saying.

Kwasi Kwarteng insists vast tax cuts ‘not a gamble’ amid hostile reception

ITV 24 Sep 2022
Larry Summers, a former US Treasury secretary, warned sterling may sink past parity with the dollar ... “I don’t comment on market movements but what is good for the economy is creating an environment where people can come and invest in the UK and that’s exactly what we’ve done.”.

Stalin launches Green Tamil Nadu Mission

The Times of India 24 Sep 2022
CHENNAI. Chief minister on Saturday launched the that aims at increasing the green cover in the state from 23.7% to 33% in the next ten years. The CM launched the mission at Arignar Anna Zoological Park in ... Surpiya Sahu, state environment secretary, said, the government wanted this to become people's movement ... Start a Conversation. .

Three Durga puja pandals in Kolkata to have Braille display board

Indian Express 24 Sep 2022
Not all women are ... Also Read ... Colonial-era Kolkata houses, environment friendly idols ready to greet revellers. Joint Secretary of Hazra Park Sarbojonin Durgotsab Committee Sayan Deb Chatterjee said, “During Durga puja when everybody wants to have fun, we decided to enable the visually challenged people to soak themselves in the festival spirit ... .

Treasury recommends exploring creation of a digital dollar

The Star Democrat 24 Sep 2022
The White House said on Friday that after President Joe Biden issued an executive order in March calling on a variety of agencies to look at ways to regulate digital assets, the agencies came up with nine reports, covering cryptocurrency impacts on financial markets, the environment, innovation and other elements of the economic system.

CT scans to help Australian authorities detect trafficked wildlife 23 Sep 2022
"Taking animals from the wild poses risks to the species' conservation, local populations, habitats and ecosystems, and stopping wildlife from being trafficked into Australia protects our unique natural environment from exotic pests and diseases," Sam Hush, acting Assistant Secretary for Environment Compliance at DCCEEW, said.

Using 3D X-ray technology for the detection of illegal wildlife trafficking

Phys Dot Org 23 Sep 2022
Deputy Secretary of the Biosecurity and Compliance group at DAFF, Chris Locke, and acting Assistant Secretary for Environment Compliance at DCCEEW, Sam Hush said the paper published in the Frontiers in Conservation Science Human-Wildlife Interactions Journal provided the reported ...

Archbishop Ieronymos' receives a new eco-friendly car

Greek City Times 23 Sep 2022
The handover ceremony was attended by the General Secretary of Energy and Mineral Raw Materials, Mr ... The Archbishop, known for his sensitivity to environmental issues, was thankful for the donation and emphasised the need to protect the environment. The General Secretary of Energy and Mineral Raw Materials, Mrs.

130,000 bamboo, trees planted on BBM birthday – DENR

The Manila Times 23 Sep 2022
last September 13, according to the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) ... Environment Secretary Maria Antonia Yulo-Loyzaga said the nationwide tree planting symbolized the administration's commitment to address climate change, mitigate its effects, and alleviate the risk of vulnerable communities and ecosystems.

UK environment laws under threat in ‘deregulatory free-for-all’

The Observer 23 Sep 2022
They say the revoking of 570 environmental laws that were rolled over from EU law after Brexit amounts to a deregulatory free-for-all leaving the environment unprotected ... The laws were retained after Brexit when the then Conservative environment secretary, Michael Gove, promised the UK’s environmental laws would not be watered down.

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