2011: The Royal Society responded to the discussion document on environmental reporting from the Ministry for the Environment. This discussion document commented on proposals to improve New Zealand’s national state of environment reporting.
One of the Society’s key functions is to provide expert advice on important public issues to the Government and the community, hence we were happy to comment in response. As the Society stands on the boundary between the research community and the Government, we understand the importance of evidence in informing policy decisions and thus importance of environmental reporting.
Our key messages were:
Read the Response here