Osborne moves to kill green economy with gas 'manifesto'

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Chancellor's plans to make the UK a 'gas hub' and limit support for low carbon generation revealed in letter seen by BusinessGreen

Chancellor George Osborne is planning to establish the UK as a "gas hub", and is fully committed to "limiting support for low-carbon generation" and providing reassurance to fossil fuel investors. That's...

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