The Conservative manifesto - greener than you think?

James Murray
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The Tory manifesto promises to deliver deep emissions cuts, but has angered green business groups with its attack on wind farms - would a Conservative government keep the green economy on track?

"Breathtakingly illogical and therefore idiotic", "a recipe for higher consumer bills", "lukewarm at best on support for the green economy". Those are just a few of the responses to last week's Conservative...

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