To create a resilient and ‘levelled-up’ UK, this budget must be green | Alfie Stirling

To create a resilient and ‘levelled-up’ UK, this budget must be green | Alfie Stirling Transitioning to zero-carbon industry must be used to address the geographical imbalance of our economy at the same timeThis week’s budget will be the first passed by parliament since MPs declared a climate emergency, but it could be the last before the UK hosts the Cop26 climate talks later this year.Many people have drawn legitimate comparisons between the respective responses to coronavirus and the climate crisis – both big shocks to the economy. But it’s important not to lose sight of why the response to Covid-19 has been so rushed and dramatic – we were caught by surprise. We have… Source – Full Article https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/10/resilient-levelled-up-uk-budget-green-zero-carbon-industry