Reports and publications

Reports and publications

The OEP is committed to being an open and transparent body that shares its knowledge and data with others. We will regularly publish information about our organisation and its findings on the environment.

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The Green Book guidance: embedding natural capital into public policy appraisal

30.11.2020

This 2020 paper sets out the NCC’s advice to government on Green Book guidance. It considered how to include natural capital, ecosystem services and the value of these into policy appraisals.

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Natural Capital Committee end of term report

02.11.2020

This is the final report published by the Natural Capital Committee before it closes at the end of November 2020. It records all the work the Committee undertook over its 2 terms (2012 – 2020).

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Final response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report

30.10.2020

This report, published in October 2020, sets out the NCC’s natural capital asset-based framework for assessing progress against the 25 Year Environment Plan. It shows how to apply this framework to independently scrutinise progress, laying the foundation for the OEP to undertake this role from 2021.This report also highlights the priority areas the government should focus on to reverse declines in our natural assets.

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Minutes for the 6 October 2020 meeting

06.10.2020

Minutes from the Natural Capital Committee meeting on the 6 October 2020

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Interim response to the 25 Year Environment Plan progress report and advice on a green economic recovery

31.07.2020

The interim response and advice on a green economic recovery document, published in July 2020, sets out the NCC’s interim assessment of the government’s second 25 Year Environment Plan Progress Report. This paper also presents the NCC’s recommendations to government for delivering a green economic recovery.

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Minutes for the 7 July 2020 NCC meeting

07.07.2020

Minutes from the Natural Capital Committee meeting on the 7 July 2020

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The government’s response to the Natural Capital Committee’s State of Natural Capital Report 2020

12.06.2020

This response sets out how the government will act on the recommendations in the NCC’s seventh State of Natural Capital report.

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Minutes for the 5 May 2020 NCC meeting

05.05.2020

Minutes from the Natural Capital Committee meeting on the 5 May 2020

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Advice on using nature based interventions to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2049

01.04.2020

This 2020 paper sets out the NCC’s advice to government on taking a natural capital approach to attaining net zero. It recommended that nature based interventions for attaining the government’s net zero target should be viewed in the broader context of the 25 YEP goals and delivered through a joined-up government response to climate change.

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