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Of the three main political parties, the Lib Dems are generally considered the greenest.  The Green Book, launched on Monday, sets out a suite of environmental policy ideas, arguments and analysis that seek to build on that platform and further embed the agenda for ‘green growth’ within the party’s 2015 manifesto. The stated aim of the book is to offer a ‘fundamentally different approach to economic and social policy’ weaving a green… Read More

Another week, another big call for energy policy.  Following last week’s Energy Bill, it is time for Ed Davey to point the way on the use of unconventional gas supplies.  He will give fracking the green light following the George Osborne’s Autumn Statement which is widely expected to include tax breaks for the companies experimenting with the process. Fracking is another of the unjust energy solutions that realises possible long term benefits… Read More