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PM defends green levy on energy bills as he hits back at 'prejudice' against green agenda

Boris Johnson rejects reports that government intends to scrap the levy that is added on to consumer bills to fund clean energy projects The Prime Minister has dismissed calls from some Tory MPs to scrap the green levies that are added to consumer energy bills to support clean energy projects. Speaking to... go to Article >

As Energy Prices Are Set To Soar To £4,000, What Are Politicians Proposing To Do About It?

4 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

The energy price cap, which currently stands at £1,971, is set to increase to £3,582 in October and again to £4,000 in January.Last week saw the grimmest development yet for people struggling with the cost of living crisis, with experts predicting... read more

Can green Tories push the next PM to offer more support for insulation and heat pumps?

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Conservative Environment Network calls for expansion of schemes for energy efficiency and heat pumps, alongside longer-term clarity to encourage green investment A group of green Tories have set out a £9bn winter bills... read more

Sunak vows to scrap VAT on energy bills, as green groups criticise TV debates

23 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

As Tory leadership rivals Rishi Sunak and Liz Truss unveil further pledges, the contest is attracting growing criticism for lack of focus on climate and the environment Rishi Sunak has vowed to temporarily ditch VAT on... read more

Tory members back stronger green energy policies, as Sunak cools on heat pumps

22 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Polling points to strong support for insulation, onshore wind and greener home standards within Party, placing pressure on Truss and Sunak to join them As Conservative Party members begin casting their crucial votes from... read more

'The energy crisis is racing ahead of the government': MPs call for urgent national insulation drive, as costly winter looms for billpayers

24 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BEIS Committee warns current government energy bill support package is inadequate as energy costs continue to rise MPs have urged the government to rapidly bring forward a fully-funded, national home insulation campaign... 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

James Cleverly And Richard Madeley In Cracking Row Over Government's Response To Soaring Bills

9 Days ago Other Source: Huffingtonpost.co.uk

Richard Madeley accused James Cleverly of dodging his questionsEducation secretary James Cleverly has clashed with Richard Madeley over the government’s response to the cost of living crisis.The pair locked horns during a heated interview on Good... read more

Global Briefing: Biden hails 'historic' US Senate deal promising $369bn climate action boost

21 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Plus Germany energy efficiency funding, global coal demand rises, and the rest of the top green business news from around the world this week Biden: Senate deal ‘most significant' climate legislation in US history Hopes of... read more

'A sticking plaster': The green economy reacts to Energy Profits Levy and household bills support

85 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Green business figures, campaigners, politicians, academics and energy experts give their verdict on the government's windfall tax U-turn The Chancellor this afternoon caved to weeks of political pressure for a windfall tax... read more

Net zero battle lines drawn, as candidates prepare for green hustings

32 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

COP26 President to chair hustings on behalf of Conservative Environment Network, as candidates draw dividing lines over green policy plans Could the next Prime Minister tear up the UK's climate strategy and start over with... read more