Levelling up, but not joined up

James Murray
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The government's long-awaited 'Levelling Up' plan has received short shrift from the green economy
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The government's long-awaited 'Levelling Up' plan has received short shrift from the green economy

The Levelling Up Whitepaper and mooted response to the gas price crisis are welcome, but the failure to prioritise climate action continues to undermine the government's economic strategy on multiple fronts

One of the most powerful accusations levelled by Greta Thunberg is that world leaders are failing to "treat the climate crisis like a crisis". In that one line the Swedish activist instantly demolishes...

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