With just over a week having passed since the Prime Minister’s announcement of a snap election, those interested in politics and policy are eagerly awaiting the release of party manifestos. Whilst low carbon and environmental policies are not expected to feature heavily, there is popular support for strong action in this area, says Sarah Williams of the Aldersgate Group.
Fulfilling the ambitions of the UK's environmental objectives will require significant investment in green infrastructure over the next decade. However, private finance is not currently being invested at the scale or speed required. Alex White introduces a one-year project considering how to increase this investment.