Business Green's editor's blog
The past week provides an avalanche of evidence that the climate strike movement is working
The challenge presented by the Covering Climate Now campaign should not be the sole concern of the media, other businesses have a role to play in improving climate coverage too
The UK has the honour of hosting one of the most important international meetings in modern history - the government now needs to fully engage with the massive responsibility it has just taken on
Like a husband telling a suspicious partner he'll be home on time, Boris Johnson is telling the EU the UK wants to have 'world-class' environmental standards, but it also wants the freedom to change them if it chooses
As the summer of the countdown clock continues only one thing is certain for the UK's green economy - nothing is certain
Boris Johnson's new Cabinet is greener than it looks, but does it matter?
Boris Johnson has said he supports the UK's net zero goal, but his past statements on climate action are characteristically inconsistent - will the Prime Minister finally offer unequivocal support for the green economy?
The all new BusinessGreen Technology Festival and Awards is open for entries
Credit where it is due - the government is finally delivering some of the policy moves required to unlock a new wave of EV adoption
It may have been overshadowed by another dramatic day in Westminster, but yesterday the government was effectively accused of a dereliction of duty in the face of the climate crisis
Something weird is happening in global geopolitics: there is division everywhere, but on climate action Trump's efforts to sow discord keep being rebuffed - what's going on?
James Murray's speech at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019
John McDonnell's green finance proposals are closer to mainstream thinking than many of his critics would have you think
To mark the launch of this year's BusinessGreen Leaders Award Hub, James Murray reflects on a remarkable few months for the UK's burgeoning green economy
The government's failure to act on fashion waste is damning evidence Ministers do not yet comprehend the environmental crisis, but businesses need to be aware reforms will come eventually
The adoption of a net zero target is a genuinely historic breakthrough that promises to define the UK's eventual post-Brexit revival
There has been a fundamental shift in the dialogue around climate action in the past year, and once again the US President is on the wrong side of history
The dividing line between supporters of climate action and populist forces that are overtly hostile to the green economy has never been starker - every vote matters
Beyond all the talk of Green New Deals and climate emergencies, corporate engagement sustainability efforts are quietly moving up a gear
The net zero transition is big, much bigger, than you think
The declaration of emergency is central to the stories we are told from childhood - calls for a climate emergency are not going away and the government needs to find a credible way to respond
Extinction Rebellion and Greta Thunberg have reinvigorated the climate movement and revealed the utter paucity of their critics' arguments - but what happens now?
James Murray considers the business lessons from Extinction Rebellion's London takeover
A badly mismanaged Brexit risks having disastrous consequences for the climate - the UK now risks squandering one of the biggest economic opportunities in history
The Prime Minister has enough flaws to be a genuine contender for the title of worst in modern history, but in one crucial area she got some big calls right
The news Ineos has lobbied against EU pollution rules provides a further reminder of the huge environmental risks inherent to a 'no deal' Brexit
Businesses know they have to transition towards a net zero emission future, the big question is how fast they should make the journey
The Spring Statement may have been overshadowed by the rolling Brexit crisis, but it could mark a major turning point for the UK's green economy
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