UK in danger of falling behind in global green race

The Government must commit to a low carbon transition or risk competitor nations leap frogging the UK’s lead in global green markets according to new research, writes

Analysis by think tank Green Alliance concludes that the UK’s global competitors now have more ambitious development programmes for growing low carbon business.

It says that although the UK remains in a strong position, lack of political leadership and focused delivery threatens to undermine UK competitiveness in lucrative and fast growing international markets.

The report, the global green race: a business review of UK competitiveness in low carbon markets, found that the UK has performed well so far in global green markets, but highlighted higher levels of ambition and a stronger focus on delivery among important competitor nations.

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