Is Net Zero a “dangerous trap”?

Is Net Zero a “dangerous trap”?

Related Content   Voices in the environment sector have long fired criticisms at Net Zero, the Government’s target for eradicating emissions by the middle of this century. Last year, Greta Thunberg argued that the world should ‘forget’ Net Zero, and an article...
Good moves in the Government’s Trees Action Plan

Good moves in the Government’s Trees Action Plan

Related Content The Government’s new plan for addressing England’s sparse tree cover echo several of Policy Exchange’s recommendations.   The Government’s tree strategy for England arrived this week, setting out a range of welcome measures designed to meet its...
Will history repeat itself on negative emissions?

Will history repeat itself on negative emissions?

Related Content   Negative emissions are piquing the interest of the Government, as shown in its recent  announcement of innovation funding for new negative emission technologies (NETs). However, policies based on grants and innovation funding are short-term options –...
Brexit offers a chance to revive Thatcherite energy policy

Brexit offers a chance to revive Thatcherite energy policy

Related Content   The Government’s post-Brexit “Better Regulation Committee” is reportedly looking at ways to improve on EU regulations.[1],[2]­Policy Exchange’s recent report, Post-Brexit freedoms and opportunities for the UK, is one contribution to that...
Reform energy market to ensure supplies when it’s not windy.

Reform energy market to ensure supplies when it’s not windy.

Related Content Ed Birkett looks at policies needed to manage the up and downs of increasing wind power on the UK’s electricity grid.   New figures show that 2020 was the greenest year yet for the UK’s electricity supply, with nearly 60% of electricity produced by...