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29/6/19

Growing with Trees – reconnecting with nature by Nigel Pugh, Woodland Trust

To nurture a tree, is to nurture your own sense of environmental responsibility, whilst reconnecting us to our immediate natural environment, wildlife, nature, and to all future generations.

28/6/19

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – June Newsletter

The events throughout June have highlighted just what can happen when people make their voices heard about what matters to them. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to raise your...

21/6/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales publishes ten point plan to fund Wales’ climate emergency

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales: “In previous and current budgets the Welsh Government spend has been around 1% on decarbonisation which is nowhere near enough to fund the...

12/6/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Expert help wanted to shape communications fit for the future

Can you help the Commissioner review and develop her communications approach to fit with her forward looking agenda?

6/6/19

Meeting Nimrod Wambette during Fairtrade Fortnight Megan Jones-Evans, Deputy Head Girl, Llanfyllin High School, Montgomeryshire

During Fairtrade Fortnight, we, sixth form pupils from Llanfyllin High School were the audience of a Fairtrade assembly ran by Ffion Storer Jones of Montgomeryshire Federation of Young Farmers Club...

5/6/19

Can’t change slow got to change completely – Rufus Mufasa, Poet in Residence

Can't change slow got to change completely - Rufus Mufasa, Poet in Residence

5/6/19

Back to the Future with Magor & Undy Walkway Station

When MAGOR was launched on 14th March 2013, the group realised from the outset the enormity of the tasks facing them. The first challenge was to get the walkway concept...

5/6/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes ‘brave decision by First Minister on the M4 Relief Road

Following the First Minister, Mark Drakeford’s decision earlier today to reject the building of the M4 Relief Road, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner said:

3/6/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Clear action and resources must match commitment in reducing carbon emissions says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

I am pleased that the Welsh Government’s declaration of a Climate Emergency echo’s the urgency of the Committees recommendations but we now need to see clear action and allocation of resources to...

29/4/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes Welsh Government Climate Emergency declaration

Following today’s announcement by the Welsh Government of a climate emergency, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

2/4/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Working together to build the Wales we want

In my role as the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, I have found an increasing interest over the last 6 months, from different sectors and indeed different countries to the...

27/3/19

Sea levels are rising and so are they – school strikes and how we could embrace them in our soft infrastructures – Lorena Axinte, Researcher, Sustainable Places Research Institute, Cardiff University

“What role do you think young people could play in shaping Cardiff Capital Region?” I asked twelve of the city region’s leaders and chief executives in my research interviews.

26/3/19

We must act now to avoid a climate catastrophe – Sion Sleep, UpRising Cymru

11 years……. 11 mlynedd……. That’s the amount of time that the intergovernmental panel on climate change have estimated we have to change our ways to prevent a potentially catastrophic global...

4/3/19 Private: Sophie Howe

The People’s Platform

For centuries we have learnt and understood the world around us through the ancient art of storytelling.

15/2/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Our future generations need us to listen and take action

In a joint statement the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and Children’s Commissioner for Wales have given their support to hundreds of Welsh school children going on school strike to...

28/1/19

We want your views on the journey to the Wales of the Possible 

  The 'Art of the Possible' is one of the Commissioner's main programmes of work. It is a partnership approach to shining a light on great work that is improving well-being...

16/1/19 Private: Sophie Howe

Wales and the United Nations Agenda 2030: an inclusive review of progress

This week Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales and the Welsh Government will host a stakeholder summit to build on Wales’ contribution to the United Nations 2030 Agenda.

11/12/18 Private: Sophie Howe

Planning for people’s well-being

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales has welcomed the new Planning Policy Wales, which she along with her team worked with the Welsh Government to ensure that the policy...

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