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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

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Professor John Loughhead appointed DECC's new Chief Scientific Adviser

Executive Director of UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) replaces Professor David McKay in advising Department of Energy and Climate Change

02 Oct 2014

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Breaking: DECC sweetens solar farm subsidy shake-up with renewables funding boost

Government sticks with controversial change in solar farm subsidies, but promises £95m increase in support for renewable energy projects

02 Oct 2014

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Did Cameron forget the 'green bit'?

The Prime Minister glossed over environmental issues in a speech that was designed to focus on traditional Tory strengths, but where does that leave the Conservative's confusing climate policies

01 Oct 2014

David Cameron Conference Speech - Live Blog

BusinessGreen reports on the green developments from the Prime Minister's keynote conference speech

01 Oct 2014

ReFood launches ReGrow as food waste goes full cycle

Anaerobic digestion operator unveils branded sustainable fertiliser that aims to close the cycle for food waste

01 Oct 2014

Iconic London phone boxes inspire first 'solarbox'

Traditional phone box on Tottenham Court Road given green makeover, as it is converted into a free solar-powered mobile phone charging point

01 Oct 2014

National Trust and Panasonic team up for green technology 'showcase'

Technology giant announces it is to work with conservation charity to deploy cutting-edge green technology at historic properties

30 Sep 2014

Who speaks for the Conservative Party on climate change?

The Prime Minister reckons climate change is a grave threat, but the Chancellor does not think it worthy of mention - where does this leave Tory environmental policy?

29 Sep 2014

Osborne promises new wave of high and low carbon infrastructure

Chancellor argues fracking, runways and new roads must be delivered alongside nuclear and renewables

29 Sep 2014

Is the Green Deal Finance Company really on the brink of collapse?

EXCLUSIVE: Industry sources slam government's handling of Green Deal, as leaked letter reveals finance company may face liquidation

25 Sep 2014

Green Deal Finance Company warns investors it could be wound up

EXCLUSIVE: Green Investment Bank reluctant to provide further funding, leaving the government facing an October deadline to save its flagship energy efficiency scheme

25 Sep 2014

Four reasons why the UN Climate Summit was a success

The direction of travel in favour of bold climate action has never been clearer - the savviest businesses and investors are taking note

24 Sep 2014

David Cameron: 'Climate change is one of the most serious threats facing our world'

David Cameron's New York climate speech - in full

23 Sep 2014

Cameron warns world must "act now" to deliver legally-binding climate treaty

Prime Minister urges EU to commit to deep emissions cuts and calls on world leaders to support green businesses and tear down clean tech trade barriers

23 Sep 2014

Miliband: "There is no more important issue than tackling global climate change"

Opposition leader says green growth would be a top priority for an incoming Labour government

23 Sep 2014

Ed Miliband 'Green Speech' - the reaction

"With a pledge to tackle high energy bills and a commitment to boost the low carbon sector by creating one million green jobs, Labour is hitting the right notes on the green economy"

23 Sep 2014

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