News & Press Releases

It is an undeniable truth that we are failing to tackle climate change quickly enough says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

15/7/19 Sophie Howe

n response to the Extinction Rebellion Cardiff five-day protest to highlight the need for urgent action to tackle climate change, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Growing with Trees – reconnecting with nature by Nigel Pugh, Woodland Trust

29/6/19

To nurture a tree, is to nurture your own sense of environmental responsibility, whilst reconnecting us to our immediate natural environment, wildlife, nature, and to all future generations.

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales – June Newsletter

28/6/19

The events throughout June have highlighted just what can happen when people make their voices heard about what matters to them. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to raise your...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales publishes ten point plan to fund Wales’ climate emergency

21/6/19 Sophie Howe

Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales: “In previous and current budgets the Welsh Government spend has been around 1% on decarbonisation which is nowhere near enough to fund the...

Expert help wanted to shape communications fit for the future

12/6/19 Sophie Howe

Can you help the Commissioner review and develop her communications approach to fit with her forward looking agenda?

Meeting Nimrod Wambette during Fairtrade Fortnight Megan Jones-Evans, Deputy Head Girl, Llanfyllin High School, Montgomeryshire

6/6/19

During Fairtrade Fortnight, we, sixth form pupils from Llanfyllin High School were the audience of a Fairtrade assembly ran by Ffion Storer Jones of Montgomeryshire Federation of Young Farmers Club...

Can’t change slow got to change completely – Rufus Mufasa, Poet in Residence

5/6/19

Can't change slow got to change completely - Rufus Mufasa, Poet in Residence

Back to the Future with Magor & Undy Walkway Station

5/6/19

When MAGOR was launched on 14th March 2013, the group realised from the outset the enormity of the tasks facing them. The first challenge was to get the walkway concept...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes ‘brave decision by First Minister on the M4 Relief Road

5/6/19 Sophie Howe

Following the First Minister, Mark Drakeford’s decision earlier today to reject the building of the M4 Relief Road, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner said:

Clear action and resources must match commitment in reducing carbon emissions says Future Generations Commissioner for Wales

3/6/19 Sophie Howe

I am pleased that the Welsh Government’s declaration of a Climate Emergency echo’s the urgency of the Committees recommendations but we now need to see clear action and allocation of resources to...

Future Generations Commissioner for Wales welcomes Welsh Government Climate Emergency declaration

29/4/19 Sophie Howe

Following today’s announcement by the Welsh Government of a climate emergency, Sophie Howe, Future Generations Commissioner for Wales said:

Working together to build the Wales we want

2/4/19 Sophie Howe

In my role as the Future Generations Commissioner for Wales, I have found an increasing interest over the last 6 months, from different sectors and indeed different countries to the...