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England will fail to meet its target of halting nature’s decline by 2030 if action is not taken by government

UK government's performance in achieving environmental targets is severely lacking, posing a significant threat of an "irreversible spiral of decline" in nature, as highlighted in a scathing report by the environmental watchdog.
Dame Glenys Stacey, the Chair of the Office for Environmental Protection (OEP), emphasized in the report released today that without prompt action, England is on track to fall short of its objective to halt the decline of nature by 2030, along with failing numerous other critical nature-related targets.
Last year, Chancellor Rishi Sunak introduced the Environment Improvement Plan (EIP), outlining legally binding targets for ministers to fulfill concerning nature and the environment. Despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's assurance that it would propel progress with renewed ambition, the OEP's findings indicate that meeting these targets is in jeopardy, and achieving them would require swift policy changes to enhance nature.
The report unveils a stark reality: the government is faltering on nearly every metric designed to safeguard the environment. From the recovery of native British species numbers to water quality and the management of toxic chemicals and pesticides, the government's current policies are insufficient and ineffective in addressing the challenges posed by climate change.




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  • johnte ndeto

    11 w

    This is so discouraging

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    • Princess

      11 w

      The prospect of England failing to meet its nature conservation target by 2030 is disheartening.

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      • George Kariuki

        12 w

        The UK's environmental future is at stake!

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        • CHRIS NGATIA

          11 w

          @george_kariuki they need to act immediately

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        • We Don't Have Time

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          • Kevin

            12 w

            The environment improvement plan if not a talk shop and a decorated theorized paperwork by Sunak must come into full effect by the timelines given

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            • walter lungayi

              12 w

              UK government need to take more effective action to protect the environment and prevent further damage to nature.

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              • Joseph Githinji

                12 w

                This is devastating, the UK government must strive to hit environmental goals by all means. It is sad when the UK authorities promise to deliver on this essential nature goals by 2030 and fail to accomplish.

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                • winnie nguru

                  12 w

                  The government failing to do its job again. They should shape up and get to work

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                  • CHRIS NGATIA

                    11 w

                    @winnie_nguru they should he ashamed

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