BusinessGreen runs down all the green business news from Budget 2012
It is being trailed as one of the most politically significant Budgets of recent years. But while the debate rages over cuts to the 50p tax rate and the effectiveness of the government's deficit-reduction strategy, green business leaders will also be expecting significant news on the future direction of the UK's low carbon economy.
BusinessGreen runs down all the green news from Budget 2012.
Number of global clean energy jobs up five per cent, but EU employment in renewables falls, IRENA reports
UKIP energy spokesperson Roger Helmer claims EU policies drive up energy prices, force carbon-intensive industries offshore and mandate the closure of ‘perfectly good’ coal-fired power stations
Cash from Department for Transport will be used to back 23 greener transport projects across the UK
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