The key lesson from the Ukraine crisis? Shifting to net zero is more important than ever

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To become energy secure and genuinely resilient from volatile fossil fuel prices, the UK must accelerate its transition to a zero-carbon energy system, writes Nick Molho, from the Aldersgate Group.

The last six months have seen a major rise in gas prices in the global and UK market, which have in turn contributed to significant concerns around the cost of living. This has now been amplified by the...

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