October 21, 2016

This week, the Climate Parliament, in partnership with the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office, hosted a high-level delegation of Chinese government officials, academics and policy experts in London and Edinburgh, for discussions with their UK counterparts on climate change, renewable energy and environmental policy.

The 7-person delegation included the deputy director general of China's Nation...

September 11, 2015

 

Two parliamentary democracies with a long and deeply intertwined history, India and the UK nevertheless represent two very different sides in the climate and development debate: one a wealthy, largely post-industrial society with a legacy of historical carbon but declining emissions in the present; the other a rapidly growing economy whose vast population is both hungry for energy-intensive pro...

July 23, 2015

On the 22nd July, the UK government's new Energy Bill was debated in the House of Lords. The bill controversially cuts many of the subsidies currently granted to green electricity production in Britain, and even proposes to levy a climate-change tax on low-carbon energy sources - memorably described by Friends of the Earth as "akin to charging alcohol duty on apple juice".


During the debate on t...

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