“Within the manufacturing sector, green technology and the opportunities and products around that are increasingly important. Not only do they have the opportunity to provide jobs, they have the opportunity to address the single biggest challenge we face in our future – climate change.” These were the words of Lord Drayson during a recent interview with TM’s Tim Brown.
A drive to cut red tape has led to the Government announcement that 134 regulations will either be scrapped or improved.
Nissan has unveiled an all-electric version of the iconic Hackney Carriage, with a range of 109 miles and a battery that can charge 80% in half an hour.
Manufacturers’ organisation EEF called for a full review of climate and environment policies and green and growth ‘stress test’ to apply to all new legislation.
The Committee on Climate Change has slammed the UK’s lack of investment in renewable energy and low carbon power technologies.