External reports

TEEB for Business Publication. Cotton irrigation water: an example of natural capital at risk.

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity group has published a new interactive report which investigates the risks to natural capital across across business sectors. The most recent publication focuses on cotton irrigation water as an example of dealing with natural capital risk through the internalisation of environmental

August 28th, 2012|Business, External reports|

MPs Raise the Prospect of Businesses Paying for Ecosystem Services

The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee (EFRA) (which assesses progress of the government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)) has accused ministers of giving a "false impression" of the effect of current environmental legislation. EFRA accuses Defra of failing to set out

July 27th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy|

Exploring the linkages between health and biodiversity, climate change and desertification

The World Health Organization (WHO) has published a discussion paper on the linkages between health and biodiversity, climate change and desertification, the representation of health in the three Rio Conventions, and the opportunities for more integrated and effective policy.  Read more and download the publication: Our

June 12th, 2012|External reports, Policy, Science|

What people really think about the environment

A short report by the Green Alliance brings together the results of polls of public opinion from 2004 to 2012, and discusses public opinion within the UK about the environment and climate change.  The report shows that the reality of public opinion on environmental issues is generally more positive

April 26th, 2012|External reports|