18 May '17, 4pm

Manifestos promise welcome reboot for green economy

Manifestos promise welcome reboot for green economy

It is time to celebrate. No, really, bear with me on this, it is. All the main parties have released their manifestos and we can now be certain that this most dispiriting and monotonous of elections will deliver a significant green lining. The UK's cross party consensus on climate action has held. All the main parties accept climate action is essential and are committed to delivering it. The level of ambition and the precise policy mechanisms proposed may vary, but the direction of travel is clear. The only party whose official stance is a full embrace of aggressive climate scepticism is UKIP - the latest poll puts them on two per cent. Related articles Manifestos promise welcome reboot for green economy Corbyn's green plans: Not nearly as left wing as you might think It's time for the Conservatives to clear up their air pollution mess The smog of cynicism? Green Investmen...

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