New land and soils guidance for EIA
Soil protection and health is rising up the policy agenda with the announcement that a Soil Health Action Plan (SHAPE) for England will be published to help restore the health of our soils.Lord Goldsmith made the announcement in a speech during a debate at the Report Stage of the Environment Bill in the House of Lords in September 2021. He confirmed that SHAPE will be a crucial part of
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IEMA CEO, Sarah Mukherjee MBE, has described today's report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as a "stark reminder" of the significant threat that climate change poses to civilisation as we know it.