Business Green's editor's blog
It is hard not to be cynical about the recent wave of political support for climate action, but it is a sign the debate is moving forward
Yesterday's Commons debate suggested a Net Zero emission target is within reach, even if most MPs did not want to discuss it
The new Independent Group of MPs could help embed bold climate action further in the mainstream, or it could revert to tired triangulation
James Murray reflects on school strikes, theories of change, and vegan sausage rolls
James Murray reflects on a dispiriting and inspiring day, as IPPR declares #ThisIsACrisis
Theresa May would have to change the habit of a lifetime to break the deadlock, but the Labour leader has hinted a Green Brexit deal might just be possible
BP's shock decision to publish a Paris Agreement consistent strategy is a huge win for investors, but who decides how to define 'consistent'?
With 57 days to go until the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, Theresa May's Green Brexit pledges remain as vague as ever
The German coal phase out plan is a curate's egg - in truest sense of the term
The new global initiative from some of the world's biggest brands could finally help make the circular economy a reality at scale
The UK is either on the cusp of a credibly Green Brexit, a rejection of Brexit altogether, or a 'no deal' disaster for the environment
The implications for the green economy of tomorrow's crucial parliamentary vote are as clear as polluted mud, but one thing remains clear
UK road transport emissions are rising, EV sales are lagging behind leading markets, and the government is busy creating traffic jams
From surprisingly popular waste reforms to damaging popular renewables technologies, yesterday was another confusing day in the UK's green policy landscape
It is easy to feel deflated after another UN Climate Summit failed to deliver the ambitious pledges that are required, but read between the lines and the signals for business leaders are hugely encouraging
There are powerful reasons why the UK should host the COP26 Climate Summit in 2020, and they are worthy of consideration
James Murray's speech to the 2018 BusinessGreen Technology Awards
The latest crucial UN Climate Summit kicked off yesterday, but trying to predict the outcome is a mug's game
As the Climate Change Act turns 10, James Murray offers an end-of-term report
Perhaps protestors and businesses are on the same side in the climate fight?
Chaos reigns in Westminster - and for the green economy, and much else besides, the stakes could hardly be higher
The Brexit negotiations are reaching their first major crunch point, and for the green economy there are no good, safe options available
Was Clearcast right to ban Iceland's advert highlighting the impacts of palm oil? The answer is complicated - and political
Record clean energy results one day, plummeting investment the next - what's behind the contrasting performance of the renewables sector?
Have plastics become the way politicians avoid talking about climate change?
The answer, sadly, seems to be 'very little'
From green business credibility to net zero thought experiments, the BusinessGreen Leaders Summit offered plenty to chew onJam
The climate outlook may be bleak, but there are stories that suggest the global response is starting to scale up
The IPCC report is bleak in the extreme with glimmers of hope - that leaves no alternative for green businesses but to keep on keeping on
The recent paper suggesting a 4C warming scenario justifies continued inaction on cutting emissions marks a worrying development in the never ending 'climate wars'