Green Dreams: A decade of missed targets

May 1, 2008

Green Dreams looks at the Government’s “green” targets over the last ten years highlighting a worrying high failure rate with little to show for hundreds of targets set. Examining the issue in more detail the report looks at exactly what has gone wrong over the last decade. Based on the lessons learnt the report suggests ways to ensure that targets be an effective tool of government, deployed simply and clearly to motivate change, rather than as a political tool that can hinder good governance as much as promote it.

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Thomas Sweetman

Thomas Sweetman
Environment & Energy Research Fellow, 2008 Read Full Bio

Tara Singh

Tara Singh
Head of Environment & Energy, 2007-2008 Read Full Bio

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