LWEC Conference: Decision-Making in the Twilight of Uncertainty

The LWEC conference on ‘Decision-making in the Twilight of Uncertainty’ held on Tues 19th November 2013 brought together 140 attendees from academia, business, NGOs, and the public sector to look at different approaches to addressing uncertainty around decision-making in the context of the environment and

November 20th, 2013|NCI, Other event, Policy, Science|

House of Commons debate on Natural Capital is now online

Natural capital was the focus of a backbench business debate at the House of Commons on Monday, 21st October 2013. The debate was introduced by Graham Stuart MP. He summarised the main findings and recommendations of the first report of the Natural Capital Committee, published

October 24th, 2013|NCI, Other event, Policy|

More collaboration and dialogue needed between healthcare, policy & ecology – NCI hosts workshop at INTECOL 2013

In a workshop held at INTECOL 2013 on Monday 19th August by the Natural Capital Initiative, healthcare professionals and ecologists came together to discuss the links between ecosystems and human health. Such work is receiving increasing attention as the potential benefits for health, such as

August 19th, 2013|Collaboration, NCI, NCI event, Policy, Science|

Groundbreaking ‘State of Nature’ report released by the NCC

The UK's Natural Capital Committee have released their first 'State of Nature' report outlining current trends in UK natural assets. The report sets out the Committee's strategic approach for the better valuation, management and measurement of resources provided by the natural environment and has four

April 8th, 2013|Business, External reports, Policy, Science|

Value for Money in Environmental Policy: EU and UK perspectives

On Monday 8th April, the Agricultural Economics Society is holding a conference session entitled Value for Money in Environmental Policy: EU and UK perspectives. This will be presentations from: - Professor Uwe Latacz-Lohmann, Department of Agricultural Economics, Kiel University, and - Professor David Maddison, Department

March 22nd, 2013|Other event, Policy, Science|

Ecosystem Markets Task Force publishes its final report

The final report of the Ecosystem Market Task Force is now available. The report states the business case for why nature matters. It makes practical recommendations for both Government and business where interventions would help in the creation and development of new markets, enhancing opportunities for

March 6th, 2013|Business, External reports, Policy|

Natural Capital Committee announce Work Streams

On Monday 26th November in a meeting at the Royal Society, the Natural Capital Committee announced their work streams, including the production of an annual State of Natural Capital Report, the first of which would be published in February 2013. This report will provide information

November 28th, 2012|Business, External reports, Policy, Science|