Green economy

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England green homes scheme was ‘slam dunk fail’, says public accounts committee
Dame Meg Hillier says scheme cost £50m and delivered only a fraction of objectives

Sandra Laville

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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CBI says free market has left UK with ‘branch-line economy’
Director general to tell ministers to work with business to level up regions and move to net zero

Juliette Garside

22, Nov, 2021 @12:01 AM

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All new buildings in England to have electric car charge points from 2022
Boris Johnson to announce plans at CBI conference, telling business leaders the UK is at a pivotal moment

Aubrey Allegretti

21, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Key Cop26 pledges could put world 9% closer to 1.5C pathway
Climate Action Tracker data shows world still heading for catastrophe – but outlook could improve

Jonathan Watts

11, Nov, 2021 @2:24 PM

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Muddled, top-down, technocratic: why the green new deal should be scrapped | Aditya Chakrabortty
It’s a vision that unites the left, from Joe Biden to John McDonnell. The trouble is, it’s completely unworkable, says Guardian columnist Aditya Chakrabortty

Aditya Chakrabortty

11, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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More than 130 MPs call for parliament pension fund to divest from fossil fuels
Letter to Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund trustees warns of ‘full-blown climate catastrophe’

Damien Gayle

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Paris Cop president warns projected 1.8C heating limit is only hypothesis
Laurent Fabius says countries must be open and accountable about how they will deliver pledges in full

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

05, Nov, 2021 @6:53 PM

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Ammonia from farms behind 60% of UK particulate air pollution – study
Problem is causing £8bn a year in health damage but can be tackled cost-effectively, say scientists

Damian Carrington Environment editor

04, Nov, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Big finance is signed up to the 1.5C goal – but will that mean big money for the green economy?
Rishi Sunak should temper his hopes of a huge pool of business cash to fund the net zero transition

Larry Elliott

02, Nov, 2021 @10:30 PM

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Rolls-Royce and Qatar to invest billions in UK green engineering
Engine-maker and Gulf state to fund startups looking for new ways to hit net zero

Joanna Partridge

01, Nov, 2021 @6:39 PM

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Cop26: polling data is overwhelming – people want leaders to act
Analysis: Polls from around world show clear mandate for dramatic action to tackle the climate crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Green homes grant scheme helped just 15,000 low-income households buy insulation
Government’s flagship home insulation scheme reached less than 7% of intended 600,000 households

Miles Brignall

01, Nov, 2021 @6:01 AM

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