In his 2017 Autumn Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged to build an economy “fit for the future” by announcing new air quality funding, tax incentives for electric cars, and measures to combat plastic waste. Hammond dedicated much more time to the green economy than previous Budget announcements; also covering off diesel tax, driverless vehicles and […]

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The government has published its new Industrial Strategy. One of the ‘sector deals’ announced covers artificial intelligence, which could “could dramatically reduce the amount of water needed for agriculture”. The Strategy also says that “developing a National Policy Statement for water resources to ensure that businesses and households in England can continue to rely on […]

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Just as Germany break records for its renewables output and UK breaks its solar output record the UK Government show their true colours on climate change trying to weaken European climate change proposals.  Leaked documents show UK Government lobbying to weaken EU climate targets despite Brexit Energydesk, Greenpeace   ‘On the very day Theresa May triggered […]

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