Green economy

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Labour needs an ‘honest debate’ about Brexit damage, union warns
Unless Britain develops a closer relationship with the EU it will continue to haemorrhage investment and jobs, says the GMB

Toby Helm Political editor

03, Jun, 2023 @11:57 AM

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Labour’s oil and gas ban shows it’s ready to fight the next election on climate issues | Bill McGuire
While the Tories’ dire record on green issues gets worse by the day, Keir Starmer’s pledges show an impressive commitment, says Bill McGuire of UCL

Bill McGuire

31, May, 2023 @12:12 PM

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Running out of battery: how post-Brexit Britain is failing to set up a future-focused economy | Mariana Mazzucato
One-off deals won’t keep pace with the big industrial strategies of the US and EU, says Mariana Mazzucato, a professor in the economics of innovation

Mariana Mazzucato

31, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Eco-designer shows off biodegradable wedding dress at Chelsea flower show
Zena Holloway, who as an ocean photographer saw impact of pollution, weaves dresses out of wheatgrass roots

Helena Horton Environment reporter

23, May, 2023 @11:02 AM

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Build houses out of used nappies, scientists urge
Up to 8% of sand in concrete and mortar could be replaced without significantly diminishing strength, study says

Helena Horton Environment reporter

18, May, 2023 @3:00 PM

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The UK has a PR plan masquerading as an industrial strategy
Britain says it has no need for Biden-style green subsidies as it has a thriving renewables sector. The complacency is staggering

Larry Elliott

14, May, 2023 @9:35 AM

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UK failing to honour net zero farming pledges, report finds
Exclusive: Projected emissions drop for agriculture and land use 58% below target in original net zero plan

Helena Horton and Patrick Greenfield

28, Apr, 2023 @6:00 AM

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EU faces legal action after including gas and nuclear in ‘green’ investments guide
European Commission accused of acting unlawfully in two separate cases bought by environment groups

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

17, Apr, 2023 @11:01 PM

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Campaigners call for EU to tax fishing industry to fund decarbonisation
Report says revenues raised from a gradually imposed fuel tax could be used to transition to low-carbon fisheries

Arthur Neslen

12, Apr, 2023 @1:42 PM

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With Tories stealing some of Labour’s best clothes, Starmer needs a change of gear | Anne McElvoy
Being dull but safe won’t help Keir Starmer pull off a big win over the Conservatives. He needs to offer meatier fare than that

Anne McElvoy

02, Apr, 2023 @7:30 AM

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Solar is now viable even in rainy climes – so why aren’t we making hay?
Government’s reluctance to require panels to be fitted on new homes in England from 2025 remains a puzzle

Paul Brown

31, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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‘Half-baked, half-hearted’: critics ridicule UK’s long-awaited climate strategy
UK’s 1,000-page plan criticised as doing ‘little to boost energy security, lower bills or meet climate goals’

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

30, Mar, 2023 @8:07 AM

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