“Furthering the objective” of halting nature decline is not good enough. And setting targets in 2022 is too late. The government seems to have forgotten that we are in a nature and climate emergency and time is running out. We need concrete targets to reverse the decline now, not next year.
This morning I questioned Rebecca Pow, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. You can watch my full question and her response below: