Budget 2017 – What does it bring to our green economy?

News – Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Environmental highlights in the budget this week included the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to support collaborations between business and science. An initial investment in 2017/18 of 270 million will include research into batteries for electric vehicles. Packaging recycling targets will also increase along with targets for paper, aluminium, steel and wood packaging.

Carbon prices for the 2020s will be set out in the Autumn budget 2017.

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