Ahead of Green GB Week, Matthew Wright, Managing Director at Ørsted UK, reviews the UK power sector's journey to decarbonisation, highlighting the importance of consistent government policy in allowing the renewables sector to grow.
Achieving net zero emissions by 2050, as set out by the IPCC report, will require very challenging emission cuts across all economic sectors but recent progress provides a strong basis from which more ambitious action can be taken argues Nick Molho, Executive Director of the Aldersgate Group.
Far from being a drag on the economy, well-designed environmental regulations can increase business investment in innovation and skills and drive competitiveness, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.
The IPCC report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees has strengthened the business case for a strong Environment Bill, argues Nick Molho, Executive Director at the Aldersgate Group.
Ahead of Green GB Week, James Mansfield, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Environmental Finance, argues that to drive greater investment in environmental financing, government must put the commitments in the 25 Year Environment Plan on a statutory footing.
Setting science-based 1.5 degree targets sends demand signals to the market for innovation and increased provision of low carbon alternatives, argues Gabrielle Ginér, Head of Environmental Sustainability at BT, ahead of the release of the IPCC's report on 1.5 degrees.
Decarbonising the EU's economy before 2050 will require greatly intensified ambition across all sectors, argues Danielle Lane, UK Country Manager at Vattenfall.
Alex White, Policy Manager at the Aldersgate Group, considers how the EU can meet its 2030 Climate & Energy targets and increase investment in green infrastructure.