The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, made his first Budget speech yesterday. He announced a multi-billion-pound plan to escalate the UK’s efforts toward its Net Zero Carbon emissions target. Environmental provisions were heavily featured to include investment in renewable energy generation, low-carbon transport, carbon capture and storage and natural climate solutions. Sunak was clear in his speech that he saw the protection of the planet as a significant need to support future prosperity as he committed to create a further 1.5 million high-skilled low-carbon jobs...

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