He argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism.
Posts Tagged: Green politics
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
The Government’s combination of pro-shale rhetoric and highly restrictive regulation could almost be calculated to please nobody.
As the UK develops its strategic partnership with China, we must press Beijing to crack down on the breeding of big cats for their parts.
The school strikers have a point, and we ought to listen – not least because we have a great story to tell about what Conservative governments have done.
The Environment Bill gives us the chance to cement Britain’s position as a world leader in clean, sustainable progress.
We have demonstrated in government that, with rigorous dedication to competition and innovation, this conservative mission can be fulfilled.
These months of change have electrifying potential for renewal and reform. Such opportunities are precious.
A third of consumers internationally are now choosing to ‘buy from brands they believe are doing social or environmental good’.
If we want to signal a commitment to sustainable, low-carbon growth strategies, the Government could introduce a green sovereign bond.
The third piece in our mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA argues that he is a worthy heir to Tory environmentalism.
In the first of a mini-series assessing his performance at DEFRA, Gove’s willingness to challenge mighty vested interests is put to the test.
Dan Pitt: Green politics can be deeply Tory – in its sense of conservation, piety, and obligation to those living and dead
Part of settling down and marking time, as Roger Scruton would say, is protecting our environment. Doing so is an unchosen obligation upon us.
The Government should back the fastest growing sector of the economy, demand transparency and send clear policy signals.