Quick access to a range of environment-related documents from our library

Workplace action on the climate emergency – branch checklist   info
A Prospect checklist of what could your branch be doing to help tackle the climate emergency.
 20 May 2021 

2020 Spending Review - initial analysis and briefing   info
The 2020 Spending Review sets non-capital (or “Resource”) budgets for all Government Departments for the financial year 2021-22, determining how much money Departments and associated Arms-Length Bodies have to spend on pay, recruitment and other running costs for that year. It therefore has important consequences for civil servants and anyone working in the public sector, as well as for citizens, businesses and communities who benefit from their work. This briefing sets out initial analysis of the new economic forecasts and budget allocations published with the Spending Review, and highlights announcements and developments of particular interest to Prospect and Bectu sectors.
 26 November 2020 

Responding to the climate emergency (Prospect) – update October 2020   info
Climate change briefing – update October 2020
 13 October 2020 

Prospect submission to Scottish parliament ECCLR committee inquiry on green recovery   info
Prospect's submission to the Scottish parliament Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform committee's call for evidence on green recovery.
 10 August 2020 

Budget 2020 - initial briefing   info
The 2020 Budget was presented in the face of a rapidly evolving awareness of the likely economic and social impact of the global Coronavirus outbreak. Headline announcements focused on relatively short-term measures to mitigate this impact, but the budget also contained significant developments of policy plans set out in the Conservative Party manifesto and election campaign. This briefing focuses on elements likely to be of particular interest to Prospect and Bectu sectors and members. Contents • Introduction • Economic outlook • Freelancers • Public services • Announcements and developments relevant to key sectors o Energy o Environment and Food o Heritage o IT & telecoms o Public services o Science o Transport
 12 March 2020 

Natural England industrial action ballot results   info
Results of the Prospect Natural England section industrial action ballot which closed on 9 March 2020
 09 March 2020 

Environment Bill 2nd Reading Briefing   info
Briefing for MPs on 2nd Reading of the Environment Bill February 2020
 26 February 2020 

Responding to the climate emergency (Prospect)   info
Climate challenge briefing – updated December 2021
 25 July 2019 

Carbon Management Plans and your work footprint   info
Presentation slide show supporting the guide on carbon management plans. The slide show gives an overview of why we need to reduce carbon emissions, the carbon budgets and fun facts on where emissions are coming from. There is specific information on the devolved government legislation and priorities.
 18 March 2016 

Carbon Management Plans and your work footprint   info
This guide aims to equip Prospect members to participate in carbon management plans introduced in their organisations. The guide looks at the impact on working practices and the bargaining considerations in relation to carbon reduction plans
 18 March 2016 

Getting started - they did!   info
The case studies included are from a range of workplaces where Prospect members have been or are currently involved in making their workplaces environmentally sustainable. They reflect a range of member initiatives and journeys towards low-carbon, energy efficient workplaces.
 10 December 2015 

Submission: low carbon infrastructure   info
Designed for a different past. Prospect's submission submission to the Energy and Climate Change committee inquiry into the UK’s low carbon electricity network infrastructure.
 05 November 2015 

Sustainability at work: Scotland workshop   info
Notes on outcomes of workshop discussion exploring the proposal to establish a regional 'hub' for members interested and active on environment and social issues related to the workplace.
 03 November 2015 

Biodiversity: going green (literally)   info
This briefing is based on reputable sources, but is not intended as a definitive scientific statement - rather as a useful background to start a conversation on this topic. It is designed to inform and enable Environment Reps, Environment/Sustainability Committees and members interested in environmental issues in their workplaces to make a difference
 28 April 2014 

Environment Agency, tidal surge 2013 graphic   info
Infographic produced by the Environment Agency about the tidal surge on 5 December 2013
 10 December 2013 

I'm Not A Number... I'm a climate scientist   info
Part of the I'm Not A Number campaign – Sue Benham is an expert in applied environmental science. Tackling climate change – and reducing CO2 emissions – is one of the biggest challenges we face. The UK’s climate scientists play a vital role in monitoring change and seeking solutions
 03 March 2011 

Prospect annual report 2008   info
Prospect's annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 December 2008.
 22 July 2009 

Prospect annual report 2007   info
Prospect's annual report and accounts for the year ending 31 December 2007.
 31 March 2008