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State of the World 2013 asks whether a society guided by sustainability is even possible, considering how “sustainability” should be measured, how to attain it, and how to prepare for the possibility of falling short.
The SDRN highlights recent publications on sustainable development, covering education for sustainable development, environmental monitoring in Natural England, food policy and low-carbon land transport.
Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has pledged UK support to the Tropical Forests Alliance 2020, a partnership set up by the Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government to tackle deforestation.
A new research review from DFID examines 20 years of monitoring initiatives in sustainable agriculture, providing insights and tools to help stakeholders prioritise investments and manage competing development goals.
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise 2013 have recognised nine businesses for their outstanding achievement in sustainable development, defined as any activity which ‘ensures a better quality of life for everyone, now and for generations to come’.
The Committee on Climate Change's recent report on the UK’s carbon footprint identifies a growing need to cut imported emissions as well as those produced in the UK, arguing that a global deal could reduce the UK footprint by 70%.
The Natural Capital Committee, giving independent advice to Government and help incorporate natural capital into national and corporate accounting, has published its first annual State of Natural Capital report.
News round-up: fish discards, agroforestry, endangered species, Environment Agency, Natural England »
Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: fish discards ban agreed, award for agroforestry project, new endangered species campaign, stakeholder views on Environment Agency and Natural England review.
Transport Minister Norman Baker has launched the Government's new Door to door strategy to improve sustainable transport integration and reduce the barriers to the use of sustainable local transport.
The 2013 SEED Awards offer innovative and inspiring social and environmental entrepreneurs in emerging economies, developing and least developed countries the chance to win a tailor-made support package to help expand their business.