What is the future for the environment and natural resources in Wales?

My last blog explored the complex and uncertain economic and environmental times we are experiencing. To discuss this further, it is important to take stock and reflect on what is in store for the Welsh environment and natural resources. On 5th May, Welsh Government published the Future Trends Report 2017. This report looks to identify the…

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The Cycle of Change

At the Rio Olympics, the multiple medal-winning performances of Laura Trott, Jason Kenny and Abergavenny’s Becky James have once again put British cycling at the forefront of the world’s media. The medals are the result of a combination of raw talent, determination, incredibly dedicated training and huge investment; cycling was funded to the tune of £30.3…

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Paris Climate Change Conference 2015

The COP21 attendance details are remarkable. 196 countries, approximately 50,000 participants, and 25,000 official delegates[1] took part. It involved 30,000 police officers and 285 security checkpoints, (security heightened given the attacks on Paris two weeks previously). 200,000 took part in demonstrations in favour of reaching a strong agreement, and the total cost of the Conference…

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