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'
The Prime Minister's speech may have secured plaudits for its delivery but on the biggest long term challenge and opportunity facing the UK she had nothing to say
The SDGs are epic in their ambition and reach, and businesses have a critical role to play in their delivery - the new BusinessGreen SDG Hub aims to help navigate this exciting new agenda
The way we use language matters - no matter what Andrew Neil thinks, it is fair to ask if seas that are meant to be covered by ice can really be called 'ice-plagued'
As the US blogger David Roberts has highlighted the latest flurry of climate action reports all highlight how 'political will' is the crucial missing ingredient, but how can it be generated?
Projections that decarbonisation could give the global economy a $26tr boost might sound far-fetched, but a humble bin lorry proves they are anything but
Ahead of BusinessGreen's inaugural half day conference on navigating the guidelines from the FSB's Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures, James Murray explores why the guidelines are so significant
'Breathe easy'? Really? Is that what you want to go with?
Iain Duncan Smith's proposal to abolish the carbon price floor points to a much bigger plan to undermine the government's Green Brexit vision
As temperature records topple and the 'Hothouse Earth' we were warned of looms, it's long past time to admit we're scared
Climate attribution is complicated, but an abundance of caution that is not applied to any other field is serving to underplay the huge risks presented by climate change
Theresa May was at pains yesterday to stress the government will deliver high environmental standards post-Brexit - but the fear remains her welcome pledges could dissolve with her authority
Progressive businesses understand that Boris Johnson's version of Brexit runs counter to both their mission and the requirements of the 21st century