14 May '11, 11am

Charities question Cameron's 'greenest Government ever' claim one year on: UK charities warn Cameron to make…

Twelve months on your Government's performance is less impressive. There have been some significant positive steps including the decision to set up a green investment bank, a commitment to a Natural Environment White Paper following UK leadership at the biodiversity convention at Nagoya, and the decisions to fund the demonstration of carbon capture and storage and renewable heat. During the same period, however, we have fallen from 3rd to 13th on the international league table of attractiveness to clean energy investors because of perceived uncertainty about the direction of UK policy. There have also been some real set-backs, most notably the lack of protection for wildlife and the countryside in the reform of the land use planning system and the view that there should be a default 'yes' to new development; the delay in borrowing powers for the green investment bank; the ...

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