Environment

Environment

Rainclouds and a rainbow over the sea (Creative Commons; credit: Niklas Sjöblom)

Climate change: picking up where we left off

Reading Time: 3 minutes At the beginning of the last Assembly mandate in 2011, the Research and Information Service wrote a piece on the possibility of new legislation for Northern Ireland, ‘Climate Change: the need to raise the game’

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The merging of environment and agriculture

A new mandate, a new Environment

Reading Time: 3 minutes Local government underwent significant structural change in 2015 with the number of councils reducing from 26 to 11, and the transfer of many functions from central to local government. This has brought changes to the

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