Green economy

The above was the title of a panel debate hosted by the UK newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, late last week. There is a short
To ensure that we have enough customers, we need to make sure enough people have jobs, and with that sufficient disposable income with which to meet their 'needs' and, if they are lucky, stretch to a few 'wants' as well.
Regulatory pressures, the need to improve efficiency and save money, and the promise of reputational gain have driven many large organisations to look at how they can measure and reduce carbon in their own business.
I have just been at the inaugural Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) in Copenhagen. This was a high level event, opened by the
It's somehow appropriate that the Conservative Party should be holding its conference in Cottonopolis at a time when the chickens of unchecked capital are coming home to roost.
With the Green Wage Subsidy, that same money is transformed into a stimulus for a vibrant and positive sector of the economy that benefits society and environment.
The Chancellor should have built upon the solid 1.2% second quarter growth he inherited from Labour last year. Instead he is cutting too far and too fast - hitting families, costing jobs and making it much harder to get the deficit down. We're already borrowing £46 billion more than was expected this year.