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After COP26, Sharma could be out of a job, and the impetus generated by hosting the UN climate change conference could be lost.
While we know it delivers good outcomes for biodiversity, the benefits for farmers, communities and the local economy have been less well-documented.
Voters are suspicious of electric cars because politicians let them down over diesel ones. It’s not just a question of price.
For some consumers, the Government may be repeating Labour’s mistakes – when it pushed for everyone to buy diesels.
James Frayne: If ministers want to sell Net Zero to the public, they need to start making sacrifices
Delivering the target will require huge lifestyle changes, but you can’t ask voters to do what you’re not doing yourself.
Chris Skidmore: Net Zero will mean nothing unless we can convince the highest emitting countries to change too
Without China and India onboard, the ability to tackle climate change will become a losing battle.
Emily Carver: If the public face of COP26 won’t buy an electric car, don’t expect the nation to be on board with Net Zero
Setting a target for three decades in the future is illusory, lending itself to virtue-signalling and ill-thought-out measures.
Allegra Stratton’s interventions seem more like those of a minister than a mere mouthpiece of Boris Johnson.
We’re also doing outstanding research into green hydrogen, whose production can become increasingly affordable.
Our exit from the EU should allow fresh thinking and a new regulatory approach – to allow the UK to reach its full economic potential.
Craig Mackinlay: The Government is fooling itself if it thinks it can go down the Net Zero path without electoral damage
We should pause for breath, inject some rational thinking and consider the alternatives before it’s too late.
Bob Blackman: Sizewell C is key to taking control of the UK’s energy production – and achieving Net Zero
The importance of having a reliable baseload of firm power remains essential to the energy mix.
With 130 million girls out of school before the pandemic hit, urgent and systemic change is needed.
After three by-elections and before tomorrow’s Covid announcement, here are five big challenges for Johnson
The further the act of leaving the EU recedes, the more 2019’s Tory voters will move on – as two recent by-elections reminded us.
It would lead to thousands of job losses and closed businesses in the UK, among other damaging consequences.