Robust target-setting in the Environment Bill can drive the growth of the green economy

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The Environment Bill must lead to a target-setting regime that spurs the growth of environmental markets and scales up critical net zero technology and innovation, argues EIC's Matthew Farrow

With net zero and COP26 so high up the political and media agenda, the progress of the Environment Bill through parliament has become a bit of a backwater. But the success or failure of the Bill in creating...

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