Category: Industrial policy

Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Why unions are lobbying Labour over a ‘just transition’ to cleaner energy

Jobs and communities dependent on oil and gas sector must be considered in plan to ban North Sea licences, say GMB and UnitePeace may have broken out between Labour and its union backers over workers’ rights, but shadow ministers face fierce lobbying i…

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Air pollution from fossil fuels ‘kills 5 million people a year’

Of more than 8 million deaths worldwide from outdoor air pollution, 61% linked to fossil fuels, finds studyAir pollution from fossil fuel use is killing 5 million people worldwide every year, a death toll much higher than previously estimated, accordin…

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Air pollution from fossil fuels ‘kills 5 million people a year’

Of more than 8 million deaths worldwide from outdoor air pollution, 61% linked to fossil fuels, finds studyAir pollution from fossil fuel use is killing 5 million people worldwide every year, a death toll much higher than previously estimated, accordin…

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Air pollution from fossil fuels ‘kills 5 million people a year’

Of more than 8 million deaths worldwide from outdoor air pollution, 61% linked to fossil fuels, finds studyAir pollution from fossil fuel use is killing 5 million people worldwide every year, a death toll much higher than previously estimated, accordin…

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Giant windfarm off Norfolk coast halted due to spiralling costs

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall says costs have climbed 40% due to rise in global gas prices Business live – latest updatesThe government’s green energy ambitions have been dealt a blow after plans for a giant offshore windfarm off the Norfolk coast gr…

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The UK has a PR plan masquerading as an industrial strategy

Britain says it has no need for Biden-style green subsidies as it has a thriving renewables sector. The complacency is staggeringCountries that are serious about manufacturing have industrial strategies. The US and China have one. So do Germany and Fra…

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Lack of plan for green industry risks UK ‘falling behind’, top government adviser warns

Influential economist Andy Haldane says dearth of coherent strategy means Britain isn’t in the new ‘arms race’ to reindustrialiseBritain risks falling behind in a multibillion-pound global “arms race” of re-industrialisation without an urgent launch of…

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