The Climate Change Act at 10: Baroness Bryony Worthington on the best thing she ever did

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Baroness Bryony Worthington | Credit: Environmental Defense Fund
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Baroness Bryony Worthington | Credit: Environmental Defense Fund

BusinessGreen catches up with one of the key architects of the Climate Change Act to reflect on a decade of green achievements and frustrations

Baroness Bryony Worthington was instrumental in the creation of the UK's Climate Change Act. Working first at Friends of the Earth to develop the framework, then within the government helping to draft...

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