• Liz Truss stays, Amber Rudd and Andrea Leadsom join DECC

    THIS WEEK’S reshuffle has seen David Cameron line up his new green team. Liz Truss will continue as Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), whilst in the same department, George Eustice is promoted to Minister of… Read More

  • My viewpoint: Sue Dibb talks about new sustainable diet guidelines

    NEW SUSTAINABLE diet guidelines are welcome but ministers need to make the advice official to help both food businesses and the public make informed choices, says Sue Dibb.   In July the government published a landmark report. But there was… Read More

  • PM faces tough questions on green claims

    THE PRIME Minister is likely to have a tough afternoon ahead when he faces questions later today from senior MPs on the Government’s environmental record.                           The evidence… Read More

  • Government backs GM

    THE GOVERNMENT is hoping to “speed up” the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops in the UK.   In an interview with the Telegraph, published today, the Environment Secretary Owen Paterson said GM “would be a good thing” and criticised… Read More