Uncertainty or opportunity? What the shock election result means for the green economy

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Does the result herald a new era of cross-party co-operation?
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Does the result herald a new era of cross-party co-operation?

The Conservatives remain the biggest party in Parliament but have no overall majority - a result with potentially significant ramifications for Brexit, industrial strategy and climate action

Aside from a single YouGov poll, few saw it coming. Nevertheless, here we are: a hung parliament, and in all likelihood a minority government propped up by the DUP. In another clear indication of just...

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