Sustainability and Environment Policy

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
With Trump’s recent decision to withdraw from the Treaty of Paris on climate, the Left is even more than before in a monopoly over the cause of defending Earth’s natural environment. In fact, nationalists and conservatives should wrench away this...
Friday, November 4, 2016
 The Stern Review, published ten years ago, is still cited by government to justify their costly climate policies. Yet it is a work of advocacy whose credibility has subsequently been seriously challenged. Though to listen to the BBC’s...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
 Read the original article at Generation ConservativeOver the last forty years, conservatism has become synonymous with neo-liberal efficiency, and frequently overlooked is the strong commitment to environmentalism which conservatism can entail...
Thursday, July 28, 2016
 "As a nation that leads the way in conservation, it is our duty to do what we can to protect the polar bear. As a Conservative Government, our commitment to the species was explicitly stated in our General Election manifesto, and it is...
Monday, July 25, 2016
 One in six properties in England are at risk of flooding. Storm Desmond, which affected northern England in December 2015, highlighted once again the importance of how the country should be better prepared for future extreme weather events.The...
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The 2010 Conservative Manifesto included commitments to:- Support the strongest protection for endangered species and work to protect vital habitats from destruction;- Tackle the smuggling and illegal trade in wildlife through the new Border Police...
Friday, August 29, 2014
 In October 2011, Rt Hon David Cameron MP told journalists that we should consider a tax on unhealthy foods in Britain. So how realistic is it?Britain is on the edge of an obesity crisis. England has the highest obesity rate in Europe and one...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Recent revelations in the press have revealed that Britain’s major supermarkets and restaurant chains are selling halal meat without labelling it as such. Reports suggest that as much as 70% of New Zealand lamb sold in the UK is from halal abattoirs...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Bow Group Report: Time for a change of tack on bovine TB & badger culling. (Read the full report here)With a cost of £4,121 per badger, the likely conclusion by the forthcoming report by the Independent Panel of Experts on the recent pilot of...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Twitter was overwhelmed on Tuesday night when the controversial cull of badgers in the Westcountry was extended, after marksmen failed to kill enough animals to reach their target. The simmering issue of badger culling continues to stoke widespread...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
There was green promise pre-2010, with a commitment to clean energy, protection of green spaces, habitats and wildlife and reduced animal testing, but not much of it seems to have come to fruition. How can the Party show that it cares?“Vote blue, go...
Monday, September 24, 2012
The Labour Party is a party of causes, and during the years of New Labour the environment attracted the attention of the latest activist class.When politics is defined by activists, however, it is in great danger of becoming one-sided, and also of...
Sunday, March 25, 2012
The Bow Group has today unveiled a major paper urging the Government to reconsider plans to resume badger culling in England in autumn 2012, saying the culls, an attempt to control the spread of bovine Tuberculosis (bTB), are likely to be more...