The future of Wales’ environment: protecting natural capital, improving air quality and tackling climate change

Event date: 
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Event venue: 
Central Cardiff, Wales
Event description: 

Delegates at this seminar will discuss key environmental policy issues for Wales - including the sustainable management of natural capital, protecting the environment in Wales, and our contribution to tackling climate change.

The conference is timed for discussion of the forthcoming first State of Natural Resources Report (SoNRR) from Natural Resources Wales and as policymakers develop the statutory National Natural Resources Policy, due to be published in Spring 2017.

Areas for discussion include:

  • Supporting the sustainable managment of Wales’ natural capital - including supporting biodiversity, marine conservation and land use;
  • Challenges and opportunities for reducing airborne pollution and improving air quality across Wales;
  • The role of Wales in international co-operation to tackle climate change; and
  • Options for proactively adapting to a changing climate and the challenges this presents. 

We are delighted to be able to include in this seminar a keynote address from: Matthew Bell, Chief Executive, Committee on Climate Change.

Further confirmed speakers include: Stephen James, President, NFU Cymru and Rachel Sharp, Chief Executive Officer, Wildlife Trusts Wales.

The draft agenda can be found here

Bookings can be made here

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