Consultation response: ‘Clean Growth Strategy’


This is a submission to the consultation on the UK Government’s Clean Growth Strategy, which was published on 12 October 2017, setting out how the Government will decarbonise all sectors of the economy during the 2020s.

This response, by the ESRC Centre for Climate Change Economics and Policy and the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, includes comments on the overall strategy, and specific comments on key sections of the document, including green finance, clean power and raising awareness through climate science of the risks of climate change.

Bob Ward has also written an accompanying commentary that draws on the main points in the response.