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How to make City Deals greener

This is a guest post by Andy Nolan, Director of Sustainable Development at Sheffield City Council. Eight core English cities including my own have now signed City Deals to boost their economies[1]. Work is already underway on putting the deals into practice, … Continue reading

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City deals are an opportunity for green growth

In its bid to unlock growth around the country, the government is turning to cities for help. The UK’s major urban hubs have been given decision-making powers, devolved funding and new financing models in return for drawing up growth plans. … Continue reading

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How to get prosperity with growth (green growth that is)

This is a guest post by Dr Cameron Hepburn and Dr Alex Bowen of the LSE’s Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change. It is based on a longer paper.   The financial crisis and the Great Recession have put economic growth back at … Continue reading

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Greening the economy is not a “nice to have”

Conservative MP Laura Sandys argues that low carbon growth is the only game in town. This post was first published on BusinessGreen. There are few terms in today’s industrial dictionary that are so loose, so ill-defined, as the term “The Green … Continue reading

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Why IT and the green economy are the real answer to the financial crisis

This is a guest post by Carlota Perez, an academic and  author of Technological revolutions and financial capital: the dynamics of bubbles and golden ages. This article first appeared in Green Alliance’s magazine Inside Track. The whole discussion about how to overcome … Continue reading

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