Business leaders warn UK's position as climate leader at risk of slipping

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Image: The City of London, viewed from Stave Hill | Credit: iStock
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Image: The City of London, viewed from Stave Hill | Credit: iStock

Aviva's latest Climate-Ready Index ranks UK third among the G7, but warns its position is under pressure as government prioritises short-term energy security over long-term sustainability

The UK's position as the third most 'climate-ready' country in the G7 is at risk following the government's decision to dilute several net zero policies and ramp up domestic oil and gas production...

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