Carbon tariffs: Government confirms it is to consult on carbon border adjustment mechanism

The British government is to formally consult on proposals designed to tackle so-called ‘carbon leakage’, as policymakers in the UK, EU, and US step up efforts to stop intensive carbon companies responding to higher carbon prices and tightening climate regulations by relocating to jurisdications with more lax policy regimes. The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) of … Read more

Nature Friendly Wind Farms: Crown Estate to invest £50m in marine protection measures

You are currently accessing Business Green via your Enterprise account. If you already have an account please use the link below to sign in. If you have any problems with your access or would like to request an individual access account please contact our customer service team. Phone: +44 (0) 1858 438800 Email: [email protected] .

Greener, happier, more productive: Can net zero deliver the productivity boost the UK sorely needs?

The relationship between net zero policy and productivity is sometimes complex, but with the right policy planning the latter can help drive the former, fresh analysis argues Sluggish productivity has long been a thorn in the side of the UK economy. Slow UK growth in output and real wages over the past lost decade-and-a-half has … Read more

'Get serious': Housing firms call on government to deliver £2.3bn home retrofit programme

Housing firms urge government to ‘get serious’ about energy efficiency and home retrofits in order to address cost of living crisis and drive net zero transition Major housing firms have demanded the government “get serious” about the cost of living crisis by committing £2.3bn a year to retrofitting millions of draughty homes across the country … Read more