Dealing with net zero biodiversity and air quality issues in planning

The Secretary of State has a duty under the Climate Change Act 2008 to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 100% lower than the 1990 baseline. View our video, discussing the legal obligations of net zero and the practical options and techniques that are required.

11 September 2020

The Secretary of State has a duty under the Climate Change Act 2008 to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 100% lower than the 1990 baseline. What does this mean? What are the legal implications? What changes are needed and how are they achieved?

Join Browne Jacobson’s Richard Barlow (Chair) and Ben Standing discussing the legal obligations of net zero and the practical options and techniques that are required; and Landmark Chambers’ David Elvin QC and James Maurici QC discussing biodiversity net gain under the Environment Bill (2020) and air quality issues in planning.

Speakers

Richard Barlow

Richard Barlow

Partner

Richard specialises in administrative, local authority liability and environmental law; experienced in countryside and environmental litigation.

richard.barlow@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)115 976 6208

Ben Standing

Ben Standing

Partner

Ben Standing specialises in public, planning and environmental law for public and corporate sector bodies. Experienced in judicial review, planning, public sector pensions and contaminated land.

ben.standing@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)115 976 6200

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Richard Barlow

Partner

richard.barlow@brownejacobson.com

+44 (0)115 976 6208

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