Funding boosts for carbon capture and storage (CCS), electric vehicles (EVs) and nuclear announced, as renewables are once again absent from the UK's Budget.
Net zero will require £33 billion of extra spending per year until 2050, according to new analysis from thinktank IPPR's Environmental Justice Commission.
A cross-party group of MPs has piled pressure onto the government to use next week’s budget to implement greater tax incentives for electric vehicles just days after lobbyists for the automotive and green sectors did the same.
Earlier today chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget which, amongst a raft of other measures, pledged new funding to drive electric vehicle growth but dealt what some have labelled a “catastrophic blow” to new renewable deployment in the UK. Here is how the green economy has responded.
Liam Stoker wonders whether the chancellor will embrace the green economy’s potential as a good news story when he delivers his budget later this week.
Representatives from the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) have teased changes to the business energy efficiency tax and reporting framework ahead of tomorrow’s Budget.