11 Jan '18, 2pm

UK Government's plan for nature fails to deliver - it has good intentions but no teeth

UK Government's plan for nature fails to deliver By: Clare Fischer Date posted: 11 January 2018 PM Theresa May has revealed her government’s plan to protect the natural environment, which she said her party has always taken very seriously. But will the plans ‘enhance and protect’ the environment, or do they lack immediacy with no mention of coffee cup levies and bottle deposit refund scheme which are vital to #StopthePlasticTide © WikiCommons Show copyright information In a speech low on real content but high on what could be described as environmental greenwash, MCS is already questioning if the Government’s 25 year plan may be 25 years too late. Speaking at the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust’s Centre in Barnes, south west London, Theresa May said the measures in her plan would build on a Conservative heritage of looking after the natural environment. The Prime Minister kick...

Full article: https://www.mcsuk.org/news/25-year-plan

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