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What Wales and Scotland can teach us about the circular economy

A version of this post was first published on BusinessGreen. With memories of the world cup fading fast, something that has stayed with me are the many scenes of jubilant fans, perhaps because these reminded me of happy times spent … Continue reading

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My big manifesto idea: three great ideas for local empowerment

We’ve asked leading thinkers, from politics, business and green groups, to set out their one big manifesto idea for the next parliament – the one they think will make a big impact in creating a greener Britain. We are publishing … Continue reading

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My big manifesto idea: infrastructure

It’s less than a year until the next election, and the race is on to inform and shape the policy agenda of the next government. Manifesto priorities may appear to be determined entirely by public sentiment, party values and a … Continue reading

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Let’s follow Germany with a renewable gas strategy instead of fracking

This post is by Dr Bruce Tofield, associate consultant at the Adapt Low Carbon Group, University of East Anglia. In launching Next steps for shale production, energy minister Michael Fallon said that fracking “is an exciting prospect, which could bring … Continue reading

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