The Carbon Column – Can we continue to grow?

In this article I touch on degrowth, a concept born in the 1970s that is starting to gain more traction

Strathclyde Pension Fund pledges £20m to UK’s Clean Growth Fund

The Clean Growth Fund aims to accelerate the commercialisation of clean growth technologies, create new jobs and contribute to the UK’s 2050 net zero goal

Net zero: UK will miss carbon target without ‘urgent action’

The Science and Technology Committee has slammed the government for ‘unacceptable’ cutbacks and slow progress and set out 10 steps it should take to ensure the goal is met

Brexit: Businesses ‘excited’ about renewables, clean growth and EV opportunities

ScottishPower, INEOS and General Electric were among the companies that met with Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom for her first roundtable on the UK leaving the EU

Built Environment Sector Deal: Government opens formal negotiations

The negotiation process will maintain core objectives, which include promoting clean growth and supporting the sector’s transition to low carbon

Business and MPs support UK bid to host UN COP26 climate conference

It will be the first time countries will come together to present updated Nationally Determined Contributions since the climate agreement was signed in Paris

UK backs underwater engineering hub in Aberdeen

Seizing the opportunities in the blue economy is expected to help the oil and gas sector to diversify and support the move towards clean growth

UK and Norway to collaborate on CCUS

They have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to take the nations further towards their clean growth goals

UK energy sector ‘has a lot to shout about’

Ian Funnell, CEO of ABB UK believes the UK is in a ‘very, very good space’ compared to a lot of its global competitors when it comes to the clean growth agenda

UK-Dutch trade to seal £5m investment deal

The agreements in the clean growth and digital sectors are expected to create and safeguard more than 500 jobs