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Decarbonisation, not deindustrialisation: How upskilling holds the key to the green jobs revolution

Major new report from Resolution Foundation and LSE argues UK is set to experience a surge in the number of green jobs, but the transition needs to be carefully managed What constitutes a 'green' job? It is a trickier question to answer than it at first appears. Various studies have defined the term differently... go to Article >

Are Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak on a climate collision course with the public?

16 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Truss and Sunak are battling it out to demonstrate to Conservative viewers their distaste for onshore renewables - but will their contradictory stances on climate action ultimately prove their electoral and economic undoing?... read more

How green energy offers five times more secure, skilled UK jobs than fossil fuels

29 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

A ‘bonanza’ of high quality green jobs are available across the UK from turbocharging wind and solar projects, Green Alliance research estimates Expanding green energy capacity across the UK would deliver a "bonanza" of job... read more

Navigating net zero in a volatile world: How can businesses stay on track to meet climate goals?

29 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BusinessGreen's latest business roundtable saw corporate sustainability leaders discuss how they were driving progress towards climate goals against an increasingly fraught economic and political backdrop How do you move... read more

Inflation Reduction Act: 10 ways it will turbocharge US climate action (and one way it won't)

11 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The landmark legislation's climate provisions could unlock billions of dollars of low carbon investment and millions of green jobs - but it also paves the way for new fossil fuel infrastructure After decades of gridlock,... read more

'A plan for growth needs net zero': Labour's Keir Starmer hits out at net zero sceptic 'siren calls'

25 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Labour leader places net zero at centre of Party’s plan to grow UK economy as he pledges to establish government industrial strategy advisory body Keir Starmer has promised to place net zero at the centre of Labour's vision... read more

'A plan for growth needs net zero': Labour's Keir Starmer hits out at net zero sceptic 'siren calls'

25 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Labour leader places net zero at centre of Party’s plan to grow UK economy as he pledges to establish government industrial strategy advisory body Keir Starmer has promised to place net zero at the centre of Labour's vision... read more

Cities hold the key to turning the carbon challenge into clean growth

35 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

From educating citizens to prioritising green infrastructure and investment, cities can drive the transition to a more sustainable economy, writes UK Business Council for Sustainable Development’s Jason Longhurst Cities... read more

How the UK's net zero transition is progressing: In 10 charts

51 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The Climate Change Committee's myriad charts serve to hammer home the scale of the decarbonisation challenge If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the array of fascinating charts, graphs, and illustrative graphics... read more

Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

88 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New research details how current pace of heat pump deployment puts 2050 decarbonisation target in peril Confirmation of an early ban on the sale of new gas boilers, wide-ranging consumer awareness campaigns, and... read more

Poll: Public back more power for local authorities to deliver climate action

36 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

EXCLUSIVE: UK100 network of local authorities releases results of survey, alongside series of progress reports analysing central government's progress on decarbonisation A new poll has shown a majority of the public support... read more