From the TUC


Climate change, energy policy, and the need for a ‘Just Transition’ to a more sustainable economy.

Industrial CCS in Teesside: the cinderella project that could set the UK towards its climate and growth goals

09 Feb 2017, by in Environment

The recent TUC report ‘Powering Ahead’ argues that Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is an investment in our industrial and environmental future. It will be important for the economic regeneration of key industries by stimulating future clean growth in the UK. Teesside Collective is working to make CCS a reality. Investment in CCS infrastructure for…

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Why more carrot and less stick can help us to ‘Power Ahead’

05 Oct 2016, by in Environment

The TUC recently published a new policy document, ‘Powering Ahead: How UK industry can match Europe’s environmental leaders’. This document sets out a path to a sustainable industrial strategy, in which ‘sustainable’ describes the economic, social and environmental challenges facing companies, workers and the wider world. The British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) agrees with the TUC…

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Industrial and environmental policy in #Budget2016: Is that it?

16 Mar 2016, by in Environment

Like the rest of the Budget, measures announced today to address industry, energy and the environment were distinctly underwhelming. I’ve just ploughed through the Budget document (the so-called ‘red book’) and perhaps the Guardian’s Aditya Chakrabortty sums it up in my favourite tweet of the day: No, George, you are not the builders. You are…

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