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The Progressive Policy Think Tank

Green growth: what do businesses want and what are they (not) getting?

Is the United Kingdom government going all out for a green future or not? And what does business think? At the World Energy Summit in London, in April, British Prime Minister David Cameron said that the coalition government had achieved its objective of being the "greenest government ever". Yet, his remarks to the conference lasted a mere seven minutes and were dismissed by some of the business leaders who attended as a damp squib.