UK '4 per mil' Debate - Recording now available

2nd March 2018

The ‘4 per 1000’ (4 per mil) initiative was launched at the COP21 in 2015, with the aim to slow down the increase in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 by annually increasing global soil organic carbon stocks by 0.4 % per year.

This initiative has sparked mixed reaction to the feasibility of achieving this, and discussion over what this means for soil management.

The Society hosted a debate on World Soil Day, 5th December 2017 with cntributions from invited speakers;

Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum Keynote Seminar: Policy priorities for protecting natural capital in England and the role of the 25-year Environmental Plan

28th February 2018

The 25-year Environmental Plan (25-YEP) was announced on the 11th January 2018 by the Prime Minister, Theresa May. An ambitious plan which considers a wide range of environmental topics, including amongst others; biodiversity, land-use, plastics, well-being and climate change.