The Co-operative, WWF and the Association for the Conservation of Energy have joined Green Alliance to express 'grave concern' about the government's energy saving proposals. In a letter to Ed Davey, we urge him to think again and introduce proper incentives for efficiency in the Energy Bill.
News release 3 May 2013 'UK industry group pushes government to raise energy saving targets' The Guardian, 3 May 2013'How to ensure investment in energy efficiency...and how not to' Green Alliance blog
The latest issue of our journal Inside Track focuses on cities as dynamic leaders of low carbon economic development. It features articles on innovative initiatives in Nottingham and Manchester and urban designer Sir Terry Farrell outlines his vision for the Thames estuary.
Inside track 32 - Cities: the new green entrepreneursInside track past issues
Our latest infographic demonstrates that, if food, textiles, wood, and plastics were kept out of landfill, like cars and electronic goods, at least £2.5 billion worth of resources would be kept in production each year. Why we need landfill bans
News release 27 March 2013: '£2.5bn of resources could be recovered each year by extending landfill bans'
Under our Green Roots programme, we are running three specific projects until 2014 on green conservatism, green liberalism and green social democracy, seeking to stimulate green thinking more deeply into the philosophical traditions of the three main parties. This major new programme is being jointly supported by the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, The Ashden Trust and the European Climate Foundation.
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What’s the link between the rising tide of populist politics and climate denial? by Matthew Lockwood
We can’t make poverty history without environmental resilience by Christine Allen
Greens should keep their powder dry: Brussels doesn’t always know best by Matthew Farrow
Climate scepticism and UKIP trends - more than just a coincidence? by Matthew Lockwood
How to ensure investment in energy efficiency..and how not to by Rachel Cary
What can green innovators learn from ‘frugal’ innovation in India? by Ian Thornton
Do we need new products or new systems for a circular economy? by Dustin Benton
E2B: Energy group calls for electricity efficiency feed-in tariff
The Guardian: UK industry group pushes government to raise energy saving targets
Edie: Circular Economy Taskforce looks to identify risk hotspots
The Economist: Waste not
Business Green: Landfill bans could save £2.5bn a year
The Guardian: Will the UK's climate policies really help to lower energy bills?
NewStatesman: Not all infrastructure is created equal
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