Archive for 'Speeches'
I think that we are all clear that we are now within touching distance of a historic agreement here in Nagoya.
A recent article by Mike McCarthy the Environment Editor at the Independent newspaper questioned the use of the term biodiversity.
It’s important that we can look over the horizon, well past the electoral cycle in order to solve these challenges.
Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP – Speech: ‘Futureproofing the present – adapting to the reality of climate change’
Today’s report provides a wake- up call. It recognises that there is no part of our society which is immune from the effects of climate change: which means that every part of our society must think about its resilience.
Lord Henley – International Energy Agency’s conference “Saving more energy through compliance” – 14 September 2010
Firstly, welcome to you all. The UK is delighted to be hosting this event, and we’re delighted to see so many nations represented here, and so many manufacturers.
There’s nothing new about the weather affecting business; nor about business protecting itself against weather risks. Farmers were insuring themselves against hail damaging their crops two hundred years ago.
We’re now seven months into one of the driest spells this country has ever seen. The North West of the country currently has a drought order in place.
I want today’s launch to start a sea-change in the way we see our own natural environment in England. Not just as beautiful landscapes, rivers and fields – but as the natural foundation upon which our economy is built.
Caroline Spelman speech at Broadband Delivery UK Industry Day – ‘Broadband – delivering the rural revolution’ – 15 July 2010
We all need a vibrant working countryside – and not just those of us that live there - rolling out superfast broadband is probably the single most important thing we can do to ensure the sustainability of our rural communities and businesses.
Caroline Spelman speech at the Smith Institute – Feeding Britain 2: What consumers want – ‘From satiety to surfeit – rebalancing our relationship with food.’ – 13 July 2010
Food is a incredibly complex subject - both psychologically and physiologically.