Extending carbon pricing would serve as a constant pressure on emissions. But it won’t be enough on its own.
The major industries of the future will be green, clean, and environmentally conscious. Without action we risk jobs, investment, and exports going overseas.
It felt very much as though climate change was playing second fiddle to other overarching intentions which the candidates were keen to trot out.
In certain respects, the UK’s leaving of the EU could reap animal welfare benefits on a scale hitherto unimaginable.
Ministers have been vindicated for backing this renewable source – as recent figures show that it can make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s energy needs.