The UK government has ambitious climate change targets and these come with pretty big implications for those who own or manage land in England or Wales. On day three of Rural Powerhouse weekwe hear from Lord Zac Goldsmith, Minister for the Environment, about the government’s plans to harness nature-based solutions like tree planting and peatland restoration. We are then joined by Jason Beedell, Director of Research at Strutt & Parker to tell us what it all actually means for those on the ground.
For more information on climate change and land use, the CLA has produced a factsheet on climate change, cutting through the rhetoric and pulling together all the most robust science. This can be found here: https://www.cla.org.uk/cla-and-road-net-zero
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