Jobs for a green recovery

Levelling up through nature
Jobs for a green recovery
The government can ensure a green recovery from the pandemic at the same time as levelling up the country by creating new green jobs.

By investing in nature, the Treasury can unlock thousands of green jobs in everything from tree planting to coastal restoration across Britain.

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Press release: 'Government urged to support creation of thousands of new green jobs in areas with greatest employment challenges'
 

The climate impact of flying

An interview with Cait Hewitt
The climate impact of flying

Caterina Brandmayr, head of climate policy, interviews Cait Hewitt, deputy director at the Aviation Environment Federation (AEF) about the climate impact of flying.

This discussion comes following the government's announcement that the sixth Carbon Budget will incorporate the UK's share of international aviation emissions for the first time.

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The green light for change

What people think about environmental tax reforms
The green light for change
New survey shows people want the government to green the tax system to accelerate the transition to a green economy.
 
This gives the Treasury a clear mandate to transform the tax system through the forthcoming Net Zero Review.
 
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Press release 'People want the government to green the tax system, survey shows'

UK is off track for net zero, but there’s time to put it right

UK is off track for net zero, but there’s time to put it right
Since the start of 2020, we have closely monitored new government climate policy across the UK economy.

In our latest update, we reveal that, while the UK is significantly off track for reaching net zero carbon by 2050, there is still time to act.

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Press release ‘Match success in cleaning up power sector across the UK economy to stay on track for net zero

The case for clean air zones

The case for clean air zones

Air pollution is a health and environmental emergency in the UK. The most effective way to deal with our dirty air is to roll out clean air zones across the country.

These specific areas of cities charge the most polluting vehicles for entering the zone and have been shown to encourage the shift to cleaner vehicles and alternative modes of transport, such as walking or cycling.
 
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Press release: 'Northern cities set to lose millions due to shelved clean air plans'
 

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