Green economy

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Limits on renewables ‘will keep UK energy bills higher this winter’
Government limit on contracts for new renewable energy generation is ‘outdated thinking’, says Greenpeace UK

Fiona Harvey Environment correspondent

24, May, 2022 @3:54 PM

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Sunak says he can’t help the cost of living crisis. What about these five simple steps? | George Dibb
Even business leaders are starting to clamour for fairer, green solutions, says George Dibb of the IPPR Centre for Economic Justice

George Dibb

24, May, 2022 @9:13 AM

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Reform cycle to work scheme so it can be used by lower-paid, Sunak urged
Business and cycling groups say bike-buying scheme is often out of reach to those who need it most

Peter Walker

23, May, 2022 @9:41 AM

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EU plans ‘massive’ increase in green energy to help end reliance on Russia
European Commission says extra €210bn needed over next five years to pay for phasing out of Russian fossil fuels

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

18, May, 2022 @1:24 PM

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Sunak urged to issue green bonds with higher returns if climate goals missed
Thinktank says following Chile’s example would give ministers greater incentive to meet targets

Larry Elliott Economics editor

02, May, 2022 @10:12 AM

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Greens unveil climate policy including coal export levy, renewable energy and net zero by 2035
Adam Bandt to unveil minor party’s climate policy including making Australia a ‘renewable energy superpower’ and net zero by 2035

Lisa Cox

27, Apr, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Tories could lose 1.3m voters if net zero target ditched, says poll
Report finds strong support for climate policies among Tory voters despite some MPs’ negative stance

Helena Horton Environment reporter

25, Apr, 2022 @10:29 AM

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‘Judge me on my actions’: can Andrew Forrest become Australia’s clean, green hero?
The billionaire mining magnate known as Twiggy may be emulating Bill Gates with the scale of his philanthropy, but not everyone is convinced

Tory Shepherd

26, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Johnson to defy cabinet fears and push for onshore wind expansion
PM ‘passionate’ about potential in light of fresh push for self-sufficiency after Russia invasion of Ukraine

Rowena Mason, Heather Stewart and Aubrey Allegretti

23, Mar, 2022 @7:33 PM

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Central banks have humanity’s future in their hands: they must not fail on inflation | Yanis Varoufakis
Interest rates will have to rise without jeopardising the green transition. It’s a difficult task but it can be done, says Yanis Varoufakis, former finance minister of Greece

Yanis Varoufakis

17, Mar, 2022 @10:08 AM

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The Observer view on Ukraine and the climate emergency | Observer editorial
The crisis must not become a reason to drop our commitment to net zero target

Observer editorial

06, Mar, 2022 @6:30 AM

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The Guardian view on Britain’s green economy: seriously underpowered | Editorial
Editorial: New data exposes a strategic failure to drive growth in sectors that can provide the good jobs of the future

Editorial

20, Feb, 2022 @6:30 PM

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