Climate Change and Energy

Our goal is to avoid the damage to the countryside by encouraging a reduction in overall consumption and being more efficient with what we use.

Peat-based compost banned from 2024

Digging - Lukas (image from Pixabay)

Image (Lukas - Pixabay)

After many years of campaigning, the government has banned the sale of peat-based compost for private gardens and allotments.

CPRE has long been warning of the severe environmental damage from…

Environment Agency update on Drought in East Anglia

The Environment Agency (EA) has shared a Briefing Note regarding the Drought in East Anglia declared on 12th August – see the EA press release here (…

Environment Agency Prolonged Dry Weather update

CPRE Cambridgeshire and Peterborough attended an online briefing for NGOs and local stakeholders, in which the Environment Agency (EA) addressed their concerns regarding the prolonged spell of dry weather affecting the East of England.  The EA’s East Anglia Area moved into Prolonged Dry Weather status on Monday, 18 July 2022.  In Cambridgeshire this particularly applies to the Old Bedford and Middle…