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Energy Charter Treaty: UK claims 'carve-out' reforms will help strengthen net zero ambitions

But campaigners slam concessions, arguing they continue to give fossil fuel investments another 10 years of legal protection

Michael Holder
clock 24 June 2022 • 4 min read
The UK needs an army of 'retrofit technicians' to reach net zero

The UK needs an army of 'retrofit technicians' to reach net zero

Ministers must urgently address a growing green skills chasm in the home retrofit sector that threatens to derail the UK’s decarbonisation agenda, argues the CSE's Ian Preston

Ian Preston, Centre for Sustainable Energy
clock 24 June 2022 • 3 min read
Ed Miliband at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2022 | Credit: Incisive Media

Ed Miliband: 'Green is not just the ethical choice, it is the economic choice'

Labour’s Shadow Business Secretary hails the social and economic virtues of the net zero transition at last night's BusinessGreen Leaders Awards

Michael Holder
clock 23 June 2022 • 5 min read