The call is contained in a review of the latest report from the UK's "green ministers" network, in which it claimed good progress was being made toward improved environmental performance (ENDS Daily 29 July 1999). The parliamentary committee says this was a "helpful contribution" but calls for more actions.
Environmental appraisal of draft government policies needs to be strengthened, it says. The MPs call on ministries to reflect the national renewable energy target by sourcing at least 10% of their electricity from renewables. It further demands a greater emphasis on target-setting, as well as more efforts to green government procurement.
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