Green Shoots in Budget Need Hard Backing
Green (Living) Review
MAY 11, 2009
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Initiatives in Chancellor Alastair Darling’s credit crunch budget to kick-start carbon capture and storage (CCS) and renewable energy will be welcomed across the energy sector but will need a robust and sustained framework and investor confidence to bear fruit. US President Obama used ‘Earth Day’ to express his support for ‘clean energy technologies’ including offshore wind and wave power.