Tag Archives: innovation

Innovators need a voice in government too

This post is by independent researcher and Green Alliance associate Rebecca Willis. It’s obvious, when you think about it, that emerging industries and innovators have less of a voice in government than established players. Incumbents have a lot of advantages: … Continue reading

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The EU has the power to switch on innovation

This post first appeared on Business Green. Think of innovation and what comes to mind? Blue skies, blank sheets of paper, keeping your thoughts showering and definitely outside of any boxes? These might be helpful for great leaps forward, but … Continue reading

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What should be the state’s role in developing a green economy?

Many of us believe that the development of a vibrant green economy is vital to Britain’s economic as well as environmental future. But how should we best foster the green economy and is there a role for government intervention? Should … Continue reading

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Why the UK shouldn’t go it alone: the benefits of a common European energy and climate policy

This post is by Jonathan Gaventa, programme leader on European energy infrastructure at E3G. Jonathan is one of 20 experts Green Alliance interviewed as part of a review of European climate and energy policy which will be published next week. … Continue reading

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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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British economic policy would benefit from more Olympic discipline

This post is by Green Alliance director Matthew Spencer and independent energy consultant Paul Arwas, the authors of Green Alliance’s new pamphlet Nurturing UK cleantech enterprise which is published today . It appeared first on BusinessGreen.  We now know that when the … Continue reading

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