Climate Change

The Amazon has been victim to severe deforestation
Benn: Climate talks must address deforestation

Any future global deal on climate change must contain a commitment to tackling deforestation, the environment secretary said yesterday. Speaking in Bali as world leaders attempt to agree the post-2012 Kyoto arrangements, Hilary Benn stressed the importance of addressing the issue. The World Bank yesterday launched a new Forest Carbon Partnership Facility (FCPF), which will… Read more »

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MDU appoints new commercial director as digital services grow

The Medical Defence Union (MDU), a mutual membership body offering indemnity and medico-legal support to doctors and dental professionals, has appointed Andrew Archibald to the role of commercial director. Andrew and team are responsible for leading the development and growth of the MDU’s products and services to 200,000 doctor and dentist members. Having worked in… Read more »

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Countryside coming to classrooms in Suffolk

Children in schools across Suffolk will have a chance to learn more about the countryside when a new roadshow launches next year. Bookings are now being taken for the Outreach Outdoors project, which aims to bring the countryside to children in primary schools across the county. The project has been launched by the Suffolk Agricultural… Read more »

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ABI calls for coordinated flood management
Industry calls for 25-year flood plan

The insurance industry has called on the government to develop a 25-year flood strategy to guard against the rising risk of flooding. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said the government must set out a long-term investment programme that reflects the risks posed by climate change and the real flood risk this creates for drainage… Read more »