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UK Signs Net-Zero Emissions Requirement Into Law

June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

Two weeks after outgoing UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she was introducing legislation to enshrine into law a net zero emissions by 2050 target, the country's interim Minister of State for Energy and Clean Growth has signed the target into law, making the UK the first major global economy to pass such a law. 


UK Lobbied European Union To Weaken Climate Rules

May 31st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

Leaked documents obtained by Greenpeace's Energydesk reveal that the UK Government lobbied the European Union to weaken its own energy regulations on the very same day that UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, the country's 'Brexit' out of the EU.


UK PM Calls Surprise Election, Puts Green Economy On Further Hold

April 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill

UK Prime Minister Theresa May's shock announcement to call a General Election for June 8 in an attempt to solidify her grip on power amidst the turmoil of upcoming Brexit negotiations has only served to further hinder the country's green economy and policy moves, an unintended consequence which will create policy and investment uncertainty for months to come.



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