The Government is committed to both levelling up and continuing the UK’s leadership in tackling climate change. Both must happen together.
Posts Tagged: Green politics
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.
On biodiversity, climate change, and the illegal wildlife trade, the UK and her Overseas Territories can play a crucial role.
Neil Parish: A strengthened Environment Bill can build on our record for cleaning up the nation’s air
I am tabling vital amendments to the Bill. Efforts to reduce toxic pollution should not be on the backburner.
Ted Christie-Miller: Forget net-zero – if China doesn’t step up on climate change, it’s all for nothing
If China reduced only its coal consumption by half, that would be the equivalent of the whole European Union, including the UK, going carbon neutral.
He argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism.
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’.