Tag Archives: 2030 carbon target

PMQs: Is Lord Donoughue the best person to quote on climate change, Mr Cameron?

According to the register of Lords’ interests, Lord Donoughue has shareholdings in Premier Oil, the National Grid as well as Scottish and Southern Energy.

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Vote against clean power target for 2030 is major setback for UK economy

At PMQs, David Cameron outlined that yesterday’s House of Commons vote against a cross-party amendment to set a clean power target for 2030 was the right outcome. While the issue might seem a long way from the electorate’s concerns, the result will have a serious impact on the working lives of many people in the country.

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George Osborne – driving the UK to frack and ruin

It was a curious day in the chancellor’s constituency yesterday, but also a very significant one. Greenpeace were there to bring home to George Osborne the realities of fracking.

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Coalition opposition to a 2030 target is short sighted, dangerous and hypocritical

The coalition’s opposition to a 2030 target is short-sighted, dangerous and hypocritical. The measure has cross-party support as well as the backing of business.

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Campaigns: Ensuring MPs stick to their 2030 Carbon Target promises

Social media is increasingly being used by activists to hold politicians to promises they have made in the past. This time those MPs who promised to back the 2013 Carbon Target amendment to the Energy Bill are being encouraged to stick to their promises via Twitter.

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