05 Oct '11, 3pm

Death knell sounded for "greenest government ever" according to sustainable business organisation.

"Green" as an issue is finally consigned to the dustbin, or "resource efficiency apparatus", as it should be renamed, where it belongs. The world needs to use resources more efficiently in order to sustain our lifestyles and deliver a prosperous and positive future to mankind and it's growing population. Whether the Tories understand this, or are simply applying basic instincts, is irrelevant: the "Green" agenda has been at best a distraction and at worst a harmful politically motivated disincentive for business and consumers to act over the last 10 years. While it has raised awareness in some quarters, negatively if the percentage of the population who don't believe in anthropogenic climate change is anything to go by (UK 70% do not according to IPSOS Mori), it has put off key decision makers who really can make a difference from engaging with the issues we face. A FTSE C...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/james-blog/2114854/tories...

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