With Brexit negotiations kicking off and the government facing several immediate policy challenges, it would be easy for the new government to be entirely focused on short-term issues. However, it is in the UK's economic interest for the government to take a long-term view as it develops a new policy agenda, argues Alex White, Policy Officer at the Aldersgate Group.
The Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures today issues its final recommendations. The project represents a significant milestone on the path towards a low-carbon economy, says Task Force member Steve Waygood, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at Aviva Investors.
Emmanuel Macron's success in the recent parliamentary election could result in a much bolder low carbon policy in France and the rest of the EU, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.
To deliver the vision laid out in the Queen's Speech, government must deliver ambitious policies on climate change and the environment and take a pragmatic approach to Brexit, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.
Supporting the continued growth and export potential of the UK’s low carbon economy will be essential to the Conservative Party’s pledge to build a prosperous Britain, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.
The announcement by President Donald Trump to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Deal is a temporary setback for international climate diplomacy but it won’t derail the growth of the low carbon economy in the US or globally, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.
The Scottish energy sector is poised to undergo a transformation that could, if fully realised, see it at the forefront of the global market for low carbon goods and services, which is already worth over $5.5 trillion, says Nick Molho of the Aldersgate Group.
The new government will need an ambitious and stable low carbon policy to bolster UK competitiveness and deliver export opportunities, argues Nick Molho of the Aldersgate Group.