'Pace, energy, vision and agility': Government taskforce calls for regulatory overhaul in support of net zero

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Taskforce led by several Tory MPs proposes sweeping regulatory reforms to support net zero and green farming – but green businesses remain concerned

The UK regulatory landscape needs a rapid overhaul to accelerate the markets for offshore wind, hydrogen, zero carbon transport, clean tech innovation, and greener farming practices now the country has...

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