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How restoring Wales’ bogs is improving water and wildfire security during dry weather

Today, a new Natural Resources Wales report highlights how action to restore the degraded peatland of Wales accelerated at record pace during 2021/22 – even surpassing expectations.

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Eeee-cor! Donkeys, dolphins and saxifrages get helping hand with £15million extra funding for nature

Minister for Climate Change Julie James has announced nearly £15million for landowners and managers who want to improve biodiversity to help Wales fight the climate and nature emergencies.

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£1.85m fund to tackle sticky situation caused by chewing gum staining

A new £1.85m scheme is helping five local authorities in Wales to tackle chewing gum staining.

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£65m to ensure everyone has a ‘place to call their home’

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Friday, July 29) announced £65m to help people move on from temporary accommodation into a place they can call their home.

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A legacy that lives on: Welsh coal mines key to the industrial revolution could heat homes of the future

A £450,000 project will explore whether water from disused mines has the potential to play a vital role in supplying Wales’ energy needs for years to come.

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UK first – Welsh Senedd gives green light for 20mph legislation

Legislation to lower the default national speed limit on residential roads and busy pedestrian streets from 30mph to 20mph has been approved by the Senedd today.

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New support scheme launched to help those affected by fire safety issues

A new support scheme for those facing significant financial hardship as a result of fire safety issues will launch today.

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Chief Medical Officer warns climate change poses a ‘serious health risk’ to the most vulnerable in Wales in annual report

Climate change poses a ‘serious health risk’ to the most vulnerable in Wales, Chief Medical Officer Frank Atherton has warned in his annual report.

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Media statement from Climate Change Minister Julie James

On this fifth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire we remember the 72 people whose lives were tragically cut short. 

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New stats: Wales is on track for climate targets, but big changes lie ahead in ‘decade of action’

Those were the words of the Climate Change Minister Julie James as data published today (Tuesday, June 7) shows Wales expects to meet its 2020 target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and is moving in the right direction to avoid dangerous global warming.

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Wallpaper that heats homes among innovative projects trialled in Wales to tackle climate change and the cost of living crisis

A social housing development in Wales is being heated by wallpaper as part of a trial exploring affordable alternatives to radiators and heat pumps to keep residents warm.

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Help for Wales’ countryside following boost in tourism

Climate Change Minister Julie James has today (Wednesday, May 25) announced £26m to limit the carbon footprint of tourism in Wales, boost biodiversity and improve access to the countryside so all can enjoy its beauty.