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Jane Davidson was Minister for Environment and Sustainability in Wales from 2007 to 2011 where she was responsible for the Welsh Government agreeing to make sustainable development its central organising principle. Prior to that she was Minister for Education and Lifelong Learning where she introduced a new Foundation Phase for 3-7 year olds, the Welsh Baccalaureate and introduced ESDGC into the Welsh curriculum. She is now the Director of a new sustainability institute, INSPIRE, (Institute for Sustainability Practice, Innovation and Resource Effectiveness) in University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, which intends to introduce sustainability content into every student's experience from 2013.

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The UK was leading on tackling climate change – so why is the Government now failing to act?, Notebook

The UK was leading on tackling climate change – so why is the Government now failing to act?

Four years ago this week I felt immensely proud that the UK was leading the way in tackling climate change after the UK Parliament passed the Climate Change Act. Yet as world leaders gather in Doha for the UN Climate Change talks, it’s hard not to feel pessimistic.

By | Notebook | Wednesday, 28 November 2012 at 2:38 pm

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