It increasingly seems to have moved away from a strategy to a phrase wheeled out whenever someone wants to justify a policy or idea they’ve had.
Posts Tagged: Net Zero
Simply letting the target impose steep costs on ordinary households might please the Treasury, but would be politically toxic.
We’re also doing outstanding research into green hydrogen, whose production can become increasingly affordable.
We need to focus on developing our brightest and most talented people, in a range of different fields, from a young age.
Duncan Simpson: With the Covid bill standing at £372 billion, the Government’s spending spree looks increasingly unsustainable
Much of Westminster seems hell bent on pursuing net zero – never mind what this means for the average household.
The more radical his plans are, the more resistance there will be. But one can’t serve up a municipal omelette without breaking eggs.
The overseas aid and Universal Credit decisions suggest that, for the first time in a while, the cause of fiscal conservatism is gaining the upper hand.
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.
Local leaders must be given the power to take greater responsibility in achieving net zero.
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.
Starmer could show he understands the priorities of working class voters by spending more on universities and backing an English Parliament.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
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.
Paula Higgins: British homeowners are vital to reaching net zero. But we must ensure climate targets are achievable for them.
There are dozens of policies, tax changes and other levers that government can pull to climate proof our homes.
Finding cost-effective solutions is one of the biggest challenges we face as a country over the next decade.