Net zero legal threats, cheaper heat pumps, and PM defends green policy rollback: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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BusinessGreen rounds up the most widely read stories on the site this week

OVO to offer heat pumps at lower cost than gas boilers

Energy supplier touts new offer promising heat pumps at cheaper price tag and running costs than conventional gas boilers.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Rishi Sunak declares Conservatives have 'solved' net zero 'problems'

Prime Minister again defends decision to rollback climate policies, insisting he will 'take no lectures' from countries that are not decarbonising as fast as the UK.

- James Murray (@James_BG) & Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

'We are going to do things differently': Claire Coutinho rails against net zero 'religion'

Energy Security and Net Zero Secretary sets out vision for 'ambitious, innovative and pragmatic' approach to meeting UK climate goals.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Chris Packham threatens UK government with legal action over net zero policy delays

TV presenter and conservationist writes to government threatening court action unless it recommits to phase-out timelines for gas boilers and internal combustion engine cars.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Kate Brandt: 'People want to know how to live more sustainably more than ever'

Google's chief sustainability officer explains why she's encouraged by up-and-coming young climate leaders and 'audacious' new technology, and discusses bridging the wide 'say-do gap' among consumers, for BusinessGreen Intelligence.

- by Stuart Stone (@sstone26)

 

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