Green jobs

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How retrofitting the UK’s old buildings can generate an extra £35bn in new money
Heritage and property groups outline plan to boost energy efficiency at historical sites to create jobs, cut emissions and meet net-zero targets

Julia Kollewe

06, Mar, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Net zero possible in 2040s, says outgoing UK climate business expert
Countries that fear losing competitive edge could benefit from bolder climate policies, says Nigel Topping

Fiona Harvey Environment editor

09, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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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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Green opportunities missed in UK levelling up strategy, say experts
Government white paper criticised for overlooking opportunities along road to net zero

Fiona Harvey, environment correspondent

02, Feb, 2022 @7:38 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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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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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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The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe | Rebecca Newsom
Although the government is now saying the right things, its actions are lagging behind, says Greenpeace’s Rebecca Newsom

Rebecca Newsom

20, Oct, 2021 @5:38 PM

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England’s wind energy potential remains untapped
Despite overwhelming support for onshore windfarms, planning rules mean it is possible for only one person to prevent development

Paul Brown

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘The stakes couldn’t be higher’: GE urged to invest in green US jobs
Labor and environmental groups are demanding that General Electric stop offshoring jobs and invest in renewable energy

Michael Sainato

12, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Johnson’s backing for the Cambo oilfield is unscientific and potentially disastrous | Peter Capaldi
The government should be supporting green jobs for fossil fuel workers, not deepening our dependency on oil and gas, says actor and campaigner Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi

11, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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660,000 jobs at risk as UK’s green investment lags
TUC report says producers that don’t clean up operations will wither and die as rivals blaze trail towards carbon net zero

Toby Helm Political Editor

12, Sep, 2021 @8:50 AM

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