Green economy

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Green energy measures saving households £1,000 a year – analysis
Savings come largely from efficient electrical appliances and boilers but insulation could halve future bills

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

28, Jan, 2022 @11:11 AM

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Will road pricing answer the UK’s net-zero car-tax conundrum?
Politicians dislike discussing how to replace fuel duty and road tax but a clear option is now in view

Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

28, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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McKinsey: fundamental transformation of global economy needed for net zero
$9tn of annual investment required to avoid most catastrophic climate impacts, consultancy says

Damian Carrington Environment editor

25, Jan, 2022 @5:01 AM

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Juliet Davenport: Good Energy founder spreads her wings and her expertise
‘Invest in the future, but keep things simple.’ The energy-industry doyenne shares her solutions for our current supply ills and the climate crisis

Jillian Ambrose

01, Jan, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Alok Sharma: Cop26 must not become ‘bunch of meaningless promises’
Climate summit president makes clear UK net zero agenda is responsibility of all government colleagues

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

29, Dec, 2021 @1:40 PM

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EU in row over inclusion of gas and nuclear in sustainability guidance
Activists including Greta Thunberg criticise ‘fake climate action’ in response to planned investment taxonomy

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

21, Dec, 2021 @5:42 PM

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‘Goalposts must stop moving’: plea for stability in UK’s green homes drive
After failure of green homes grant scheme, campaigners want future projects to be long-term and accountable

Sandra Laville and Matthew Taylor

18, Dec, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Scotland delays bottle and can return scheme after intense industry lobbying
Launch of deposit return scheme, which would have been a UK first, pushed back until summer 2023

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

14, Dec, 2021 @6:48 PM

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Octopus Energy raises long-term investment to value startup at $5bn
Tie-up with Canada Pension Plan is power supplier’s second big investment since start of energy crisis

Jillian Ambrose

10, Dec, 2021 @11:12 AM

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The Guardian view on green finance: doing business as if the planet mattered | Editorial
Editorial: Climate change is happening, and businesses know it. So why don’t company reports show it?


08, Dec, 2021 @6:58 PM

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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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