03 Jun '11, 5pm

"This is the worst news" - Green quotes of the week: Who said what in the world of green business this week?

"I am very worried. This is the worst news on emissions. It is becoming extremely challenging to remain below 2 degrees. The prospect is getting bleaker. That is what the numbers say." The post-bank holiday gloom kicked in early this week with the IEA's revelation that greenhouse gas emissions increased by a record amount last year giving Fatih Birol , chief economist of the IEA, the fear "Compared with the level of ambition, clarity of policy direction and scale of investment being delivered by a number of other countries, the UK is in danger of being left behind." With just 14 per cent of respondents saying they believed the UK clean tech sector was poised to generated growth and jobs, the government must try harder according to Steve Lang , Ernst & Young's UK clean tech leader "We could accept 25 per cent cuts across the board, but to cut support for one section of the ...

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