Green jobs

Kiran Stacey

In this first weekly readers’ Q&A session of 2011, Chris Huhne, the UK energy secretary, answers your electricity-market related questions. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The director general of the CBI, the foremost British business lobby group, has been outlining this morning his vision of where the UK business sector is in meeting its climate change commitments.
Speaking at the CBI’s climate change summit in London, Lambert made a fairly downbeat assessment of what has been achieved in the past three years. And he had two simple messages for UK policymakers: be consistent and stop hyping green jobs. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The oil industry is not the sexiest place to be right now. The combined effect of the BP oil spill, competition from the highly-paid financial services sector and the emphasis from governments around the world on creating green jobs has left some in the industry worrying about how they can continue to attract top talent. Read more