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Press release from WWF Cymru: Welsh Government climate plans lack detail

Responding to the statement by Carl Sargeant, Minister for Natural Resources, on the Welsh Government’s Climate Change Strategy, Jessica McQuade, WWF Cymru Policy and Advocacy Officer said: “We’re glad that the Minister recognises that Wales is not on track to meet its target of cutting emissions by 40% by 2020 and we welcome his ambition

New term, new Minister, same challenges

This blog was published on the Click on Wales site on September 17th, the original can be read here . This week we start a new Assembly term with a reshuffled Welsh Government team, with Carl Sargeant taking on responsibility for climate change, on the eve of a UN summit challenging world leaders to cut climate

An open letter to the Welsh Government

[Scroll down for Welsh] Dear Minister We all love different things that will be affected by climate change. It could be our family, our beautiful coastline or even a nice cup of coffee. And we’ve already seen things that we love damaged and hurt. Here in Wales, winter storms and floods have harmed our communities

Climate change hits small-scale farmers from across the globe first and worst

writes Kieran O’Brien from CAFOD Climate change has an impact upon the lives of billions of people throughout the world. Its effects are wide-reaching and complex. Small-holder farmers in particular are suffering from the impacts of dramatic climate events such as severe storms, drought and flooding; while unpredictable weather patterns have impacted on harvests, preventing

Wales takes a world lead on active travel

by Matt Hemsley The Climate Change Commission for Wales has consistently highlighted that there is room for improvement in tackling emissions from transport in Wales1, and it is certainly a concern that emissions from transport have increased in recent years. The transport sector in Wales accounts for around one-fifth of all devolved greenhouse gas emissions,

New housing energy plans are a wasted opportunity

Alun James from Stop Climate Chaos Cymru member organisation WWF Cymru recently wrote the blog below for their website about the Welsh Government's announcement on new housing energy plans. See the blog itself: The recent announcement by Welsh housing minister Carl Sargeant that the Welsh government is watering down plans for better insulated, more

Cyfarfod yn yr Eisteddfod

Dyma luniau gan Gymdeithas yr Iaith o'n cyfarfod 'Byw yn Gynaliadwy - y bil cynaliadwyedd newydd' a gynhaliwyd yn yr Eisteddfod yn Ninbych. Diolch yn fawr i bawb gymherodd rhan yn y cyfarfod bywiog yma - ar y panel ac yn y gynulleidfa. Roedd ein pamffled 'Llunio ein Dyfodol' hefyd ar gael ar nifer