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James Murray is the founding editor of BusinessGreen having launched the site in October 2007.

He is responsible for BusinessGreen's leading news, opinion and analysis, and also contributes to the brand's expanding events programme.

James is one of the UK's leading commentators on the low carbon economy. He writes occasionally for the Guardian newspaper and has also reported for BBC Radio on a number of green technology stories.

He reports daily on a wide range of green business issues, with a particular focus on low carbon policy, economics and technology.

In March 2011, he was voted number eight in the Press Gazette's list of the top 50 environmental journalists in the UK.

Prior to launching BusinessGreen James spent five years as a technology journalist working on a variety of IT titles.

Articles by James Murray

Ed Miliband of the Labour party

Ed Miliband: "You cannot divorce an environmental strategy from an economic strategy"

Labour Leaders' speech to Green Alliance 35th birthday party - in full

21 Nov 2014

Ed Miliband

Miliband: EU Brexit would torch UK's climate change credibility

Ed Miliband urges green businesses and campaigners to push politicians for bolder climate action

21 Nov 2014

Green Alliance logo

Green Alliance reveals plan to give environmental power to the people

Leading green think tank celebrates 35th anniversary with a new strategy designed to 'put the public back in public policy'

21 Nov 2014

Mayor Boris urges firms to sign up to London's Business Energy Challenge

27 leading firms awarded gold, silver and bronze ratings based on their emission reduction efforts

21 Nov 2014

Green Deal enjoys much-needed boost as plans top 7,000

But industry warns increase in Green Deal demand is failing to make up for collapse in ECO market

20 Nov 2014

Tocardo Tidal Turbines snaps up IHC Tidal Energy

Turbine specialist acquires Dutch rival for an undisclosed sum

20 Nov 2014

Apple to power Upp hydrogen charger market

IT giant announces UK retail launch of Intelligent Energy's Upp hydrogen fuel cell device charging unit

19 Nov 2014

WRAP reveals plan to wrestle with daunting eWaste challenge

New ESAP initiative to kick off with in-depth exploration of the complex waste challenges faced by the electronics industry

19 Nov 2014

Peers mull measures to tackle food waste mountain through supermarket donations

Following call to end buy one get one free offer, House of Lords Committee weighs up new push to make it easier for supermarkets to redistribute unsold produce

19 Nov 2014

The pursuit of green freedom

The environmental movement needs a more effective means of communicating its goals and its transformative potential - could the language of freedom and justice hold the answer?

19 Nov 2014

Electrical industries commit to circular economy push

B&Q, Dell, Microsoft and Next among those signing up to new Electrical and Electronic Sustainability Action Plan

18 Nov 2014

EU energy efficiency rules need strengthening, not watering down

The EU's under fire Ecodesign rules are critical to the bloc's emission reduction efforts, argues Andrew Warren

18 Nov 2014

Five sources of encouragement for green businesses from the G20 Summit

The G20 yesterday promised 'strong and effective' climate action, despite opposition from Australia - BusinessGreen looks at the key implications of the latest climate commitments

17 Nov 2014

G20 promises 'strong and effective' climate action, following 'trench warfare' with Australia

World leaders insist on G20 reaffirmation of support for climate action and the phasing out of fossil fuels, in face of opposition from Australian Prime Minister

17 Nov 2014

Asda inks contract to deliver smart meter functionality to 660 stores

Elster EnergyICT follows Tesco energy software contract with new Asda deal

14 Nov 2014

Green Alliance urges next government to restore offshore wind momentum

Think tank argues billions of pounds of investment is now at risk due to lack of clarity over future of offshore wind policy

13 Nov 2014

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