30 Jul '14, 8am

The Coalition's green gains may not be done just yet - @johnalker on the blog

I've been asked by lots of people over the last week whether the recent reshuffle signals the end of the road for the green agenda under this Government. Journalists and policy wonks have been frantically looking into past voting records and public statements, to see if there's a hint of what's to come. However, now the dust has settled on the reshuffle kerfuffle, a couple of things strike me. Firstly, this only involved Conservative ministers, not Lib Dems. Much-maligned they may be, but the Lib Dems still have a hard core of support who are actively pro-green. At the election I expect to hear the Lib Dems mention climate change more often than anyone else, seeing it as a differentiating factor when positioning themselves against both of the other parties. Their influence was surely a major factor in the fourth carbon budget decision this week. Secondly, remarkably perhap...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/coalitions-green-gains-may-n...

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