‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

New research explores peer-to-peer ‘free trade’ of excess energy

Such a market would allow consumers to directly buy from and sell to each other, without utilities or other third parties and distribute extra electricity free of charge

World powers start talks on environmental goods

Some of the world’s most powerful economies have started talks towards a deal that would cut tariffs on environmental goods. Officials from the European Union as well as other World Trade Organisation (WTO) members including China, US, Japan, Australia and Singapore, formally opened the negotiations on the agreement of free trade yesterday. They aim to […]