Calling all the Zero Heroes

Ten years ago the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) launched a pioneering report – Zero carbon Britain – showing that we have the technology and solutions to reduce our carbon...

13/6/16 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner makes Hay on Wye debut

Sophie Howe, the newly appointed Future Generations Commissioner for Wales will take to the stage at this year’s Hay Festival. The session on June 3rd at 7pm on the Starlight...

13/9/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner warns against dangerous precedent

"A dangerous precedent could be set if arguments presented in the M4 inquiry misinterpret the Well-being of Future Generations Act and undermine the spirt and purpose of the Act," says...

1/8/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Calls for evidence on decarbonisation and carbon budgets

The Well-being of Future Generations Act requires you to use the five ways of working to maximise your contribution to the seven well-being goals – a number of which relate to climate...

19/1/17 Private: Sophie Howe

Cardiff Local Development Plans

Following recent debate around the Cardiff Local Development Plans, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner has explained the advice that she


Future transport in the capital city – guest blog by Councillor Caro Wild

Cardiff is a really exciting place at the moment. We have a young and fast-growing city, with jobs being created, houses being built and a billion pounds worth of regional...

21/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Cardiff Transport Green Paper

In response to Cardiff Council's Transport Green Paper, published Wednesday, 21 March and the start of a city-wide conversation on big ideas that could shape the future of Cardiff's transport...

15/12/16 Private: Sophie Howe

City Deal can be a better deal for Future Generations

Failing to put low carbon as a central pillar of the Cardiff City Deal programme would be both environmentally and economically irresponsible,” says Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales.

10/11/16 Private: Sophie Howe

Climate change – our obligations to future generations

What I’ve learnt about climate change since becoming Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, earlier this year, is quite simply frightening. There is no doubt that it’s the greatest challenge facing...

29/3/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Comisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol Cymru yn galw ar Awdurdodau Lleol i roi’r gorau i danwydd ffosil

Gydag £1bn o fuddsoddiadau Cronfeydd Pensiwn yng Nghymru’n cael ei wario ar gwmnïau sy’n seiliedig ar ynni ffosil, mae Comisiynydd Cenedlaethau’r Dyfodol Cymru yn galw ar Awdurdodau Lleol i ddangos...


Guest blog by Sarah Stone, Executive Director, Samaritans Wales – Local action saves lives

One of the early conversations I had when I first joined Samaritans was with an organisation with which we were working in partnership to train staff and raise awareness.


Guest Blog by Sian Tomos, Arts Council of Wales – Investing in our artists is investing in our future

As I write, President Trump looks set to pull the United States of America out of the Paris global climate agreement. Climate change denial is gaining traction and dismissing the...

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