17 Jul '12, 6am

MPs

Ministers who have given a "false impression" of the effect of environmental legislation have undermined the "laudable aim" of including the value of natural capital in government decision-making, a committee of MPs will say today. More than a year on from the publication of the Natural Environment White Paper , the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) accuses Defra of failing to set out how it plans to deliver its commitment to ensure the services nature provides are incorporated into policy decision-making. FURTHER READING Treasury concludes fuel duty is not an environmental tax British GM scientists scoop $10m Gates grant for self-fertilising cereals It also argues that businesses must play a more proactive role in protecting ecosystem services, such as clean water and soil, and may in future be required to pay organisations that help to maintin natural ...

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