Will the government push for economic growth at the expense of environmental protection?

I have been quoted in Damian Carrington‘s most recent Environment Blog for The Guardian, Environmental protection rules may be headed for government shredder. The blog covers Oliver Letwin’s proposition to replace all of the current environmental guidance including that on pollution, waste, and wildlife, with one 50-page document. To see […]

Tom Burke’s political commentary: marriage made in heaven or a crash waiting to happen

ENDS Report 432, p. 51, January 2011. The growth and green agendas are at last converging. How smooth their meeting will be depends on the government’s ability to pursue multiple policies that work with, not against, each other. A hard lesson from nearly 40 years of environmentalism is that there […]