The saga shows how vulnerable Britain’s planning system can be to high profile, articulate pressure groups.
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“We have been terrific at pure research, and useless at translational research.” What our industrial strategy should aim to change.
The best way of thinking about it isn’t to fix one’s gaze on direct subsidies, but to look wider – at our failure to turn British ideas into British prosperity.
George Freeman: The industrial strategy reforms I led helped to deliver Britain’s vaccine success. Now for the next phase.
I’m delighted to have been asked to help set up the new Taskforce for Innovation and Growth through Regulatory Reform.
Jerome Mayhew: The carbon proposal that the Government should put at the heart of its plan for COP26
Very rarely do the stars align in favour of a truly inspiring act of leadership. They are doing so for Border Carbon Adjustment. It just needs a catchier name.
Does the UK really have the political will or state capacity to hit Johnson’s ‘ambitious’ Net Zero targets?
Talk of a new industrial revolution is all well and good, but the spirit that delivered the last one seems long gone.
Ed Birkett and Benedict McAleenan: Hydrogen holds huge potential for British industry – here’s how to achieve it
Not only is it a fuel of the future, but it can help the Government achieve its levelling up agenda.
Alex Game: Students are the key to environmental progress – and we need to lose the tribalism in our debates
Extinction Rebellion has polarised discussions on climate change. Organisations like the British Conservation Alliance aim to bring balance back.
Enhancing its domestic production can help “level up” Britain and reduce the carbon footprint from imports.
We need a credible plan to reach net zero by 2050. A great prize is within our grasp, but XR is alienating the public.
Tony Lodge: Britain’s creaking, outdated energy system has been exposed by this crisis. It’s time for a greener future.
While the pandemic has been challenging for the National Grid, it also presents the perfect opportunity for change.
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Sponsored Post: Airlines UK and Paul Holmes: The aviation industry has an ambitious plan to deliver net zero carbon emissions
Exciting developments in new technology, carbon credits and alternative fuel sources make the goal achievable.
Rachel Wolf: Achieving net zero will require massive changes to our lives – when is anyone going to tell voters?
If the Government does not communicate what is involved on its own terms, and soon, it risks inspiring a new political insurgency.
Alan Mak: Conservatism 4.0 – Adapting our Party for the Fourth Industrial Revolution is our greatest challenge
The battlegrounds of the next election, as well as the wider economy, are being shaped by new technology.
Voters, economic reality and climate change all press for further action. Here’s what we could and should do to make our land even greener and more pleasant.