By uniting behind Johnson’s plan, and replicating the approach of these two mayors, the the environment can become a winning issue for the party.
Posts Tagged: Offshore Wind
Fifteen million people have been vaccinated against Covid on time. Here are thirty more fields in which Britain leads the world.
The success in procurement and distribution prompts the question of what else we are outstandingly good at.
Clive Moffatt: Going green with the lights off. We need a more realistic approach to climate change.
The second piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
Ted Christie-Miller: Everything must change if Britain is to hit its Net Zero target. How are we going to manage it?
If politicians are going to take voters with them, we need to be honest about the trade offs and develop policies to help those who stand to lose out.
The fourth of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.
The final article in ConHome’s series on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
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?
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.
By offering strategic support to new industries, the Government can honour its promise to ‘level up’ the nation and turn the UK into a global leader.
Ryan Bourne: Johnson’s green jobs. Subsidy-reliant, expensive, price-raising. And a job loser elsewhere.
We should judge the desirability of a pro-wind energy policy by the social value added, not the numbers employed in the sector.
Darren Grimes: The frustration, bafflement and despair that the lockdown is forcing on my family and friends in the North-East
It is much more than its main urban areas. So the restrictions feel really unfair to some – such as those I know in County Durham.
We should be increasing our export ambitions and the support that government gives companies in entering these global markets.
Darren Grimes: Since we must use coal, why import it all – when we could instead create jobs by mining it in the North-East?
In 2018, just to transport 4.7million tonnes of Russian coal was equivalent to a whopping 130 jumbo jets whizzing, non-stop, around the globe for a year.
If we want to signal a commitment to sustainable, low-carbon growth strategies, the Government could introduce a green sovereign bond.
This development not only offers a welcome boost for Wales, but will help to foster the UK’s position as a world leader in green energy.