13 Mar '12, 11am

Osborne might not listen to @wwwfoecouk and @Greenpeace but he might listen to Shell and EDF

Business leaders have called on Chancellor George Osborne to use next week's Budget to signal his support for the green economy by clarifying government intentions and policy framework so companies have a stable environment in which to invest. An open letter signed by 11 members of the Prince of Wales's Corporate Leaders on Climate Change group has today called on the Chancellor to use the Budget to reinforce the government's support for the low carbon economy. FURTHER READING Renewables industry urges government to clarify post-2020 targets Cable calls on Treasury to scrap "blunt" Carbon Reduction Commitment The group, which includes senior executives at Shell, Kingfisher, Tesco, Unilever and EDF Energy, is urging Osborne to strengthen the EU emissions trading scheme (EU ETS), provide more details on financing for carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration plants, the...

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