I have tabled an amendment to the Environment Bill that would require us to achieve WHO guideline limits for particulate matter by 2030.
Posts Tagged: Climate change
Royston Smith: I was lent an e-bike to trial – and see now why they could help power a green revolution
My experience showed me how they make cycling accessible to many more people than regular cycles.
Richard Holden: This week’s spending review must show voters in Red Wall seats like mine that they were right to trust us
It’s vital that on education, policing and infrastructure, as much clarity is given as possible to departments as possible in terms of long-term funding.
Anne-Marie Trevelyan: The suggestion that those in the North don’t care about the environment is incredibly patronising
Why should a parent in Newcastle be any less concerned about the quality of air their kids are breathing than a parent in London?
David Gauke: Next week’s spending review – and why our holiday from spending restraint is coming to an end
Plus: Johnson’s sub-optimal Brexit trade deal choice. I’m not dreaming of a normal Christmas. And: green jobs – overall, a cost not a benefit.
America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
Damian Green: Why a forced choice between a Brexity North and a Globalist South would be a false one – and damage our Party
The first of a ConHome series this week on Boris Johnson’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
Action on decarbonising heat so far is not nearly sufficient to meet our 2050 net zero target. But a potential solution is right under our noses.
Stephen Booth: Brexit-related concerns about a Biden presidency are overblown. The reality is more nuanced.
From wanting to tackle climate change, to striving for greater security cooperation, the PM and US president share many of the same goals.
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
Eamonn Ives: The Government should be doing all it can to give Britain’s green entrepreneurs a head start
The major industries of the future will be green, clean, and environmentally conscious. Without action we risk jobs, investment, and exports going overseas.
Damian Green: We have a chance to show the world what Conservative environmental leadership looks like
For too long, combating climate change has been characterised as a left-wing cause. But it is a battle that cannot be won without the Right.
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.
Robert Sutton: Conservatives have abandoned free market principles in the quest for environmentalism
In trying to appease climate catastrophists, they run the risk of undermining a key pillar of their own ideology.