It may have gone some way to tackling the scourge of plastic pollution, but May missed the opportunity to turbo charge the government's green revamp
Here, completely unsolicited, are some pointers on what could and should be included in potentially historic speech
Michael Gove's speech to the Oxford Farming Conference confirms he has sided with green campaigners in the debate on the future of agricultural subsidies, but can he now deliver on his bold vision?
James Murray reviews a year in which terrifying climate impacts wrestled with heartening green business breakthroughs
The message to business leaders is once again clear: time has been called on the fossil fuel economy and 'those who fail to bet on a green economy will be living in a grey future'
James Murray's speech to the BusinessGreen Technology Awards 2017
The Budget was the first real test of the government's decision to privatise the Green Investment Bank - it only served to highlight the short-sightedness of the decision
Pledges on EVs and plastic pollution are welcome, but Hammond has failed to accelerate a coal phase-out while gambling on further renewables' cost-reductions
The backdrop for the annual UN Climate Summit was bleak - progress now needs to accelerate as the logic of the Paris Agreement is applied
James Murray's speech to the National Sustainable Schools Conference
Last week's flurry of terrifying climate reports demands a stronger response - the next two weeks in Bonn must point the way to the next climate crunch point
It's been an eventful decade for BusinessGreen, and if anything the coming years promise to be even more exciting
The government's Clean Growth Strategy is very encouraging for the green economy; the context in which it has to be delivered is much less so
The upcoming emissions reduction plan needs to be fit for purpose, but it also needs to provide a strategic vision for the UK's post-Brexit economy
It has never been more important for Conservative moderates to challenge climate reckless arguments that would undermine the UK's international standing and competitiveness
Can you be a climate optimist if you are pessimistic about climate change?
The shockingly impressive cost reductions achieved by the offshore industry should send shock waves far beyond the energy sector
There are only 18 months to go until the UK leaves the single market and customs union - and the plans for a 'Green Brexit' look worryingly sketchy
The debate about communicating apocalyptic climate risks misses the point - the only way to combat terrifying environmental warnings is by committing fully to climate action
Inspiring speeches and a flurry of major commitments suggest the two Secretaries of State may have been let off the climate leash
Stark warnings from investment giant Schroders on the risks of climate change should have caused a media storm this week - instead they barely made a ripple
The G19's refusal to sign off on a statement offering a lifeline for high carbon energy is yet more evidence the Paris Summit marked the beginning of the end for the fossil fuel era
The Brexit debate is heating up again and green businesses should be paying attention
James Murray's speech to the Inenco Summer Utilities Forum - in full