Beyond Paris: Juliet Davenport comments on CBI climate warnings

In response to today's warnings by the CBI over the impact cutting renewable subsidies will have on UK businesses, Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive of Good Energy said:

In response to today's warnings by the CBI over the impact cutting renewable subsidies will have on UK businesses, Juliet Davenport, Chief Executive of Good Energy said:

"World leaders in Paris need to come up with a cohesive approach to deal with the threat of climate change – it’s never been more urgent. It’s simple maths: we can’t emit 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and stay below two degrees of warming. Things have to change.

With a record-breaking 22% of the UK's electricity coming from renewable sources at the start of 2015, Britain has seen significant strides in the right direction.  However, recent changes in policy feel like a backwards step, and there is a need for a clear policy framework for the future to ensure that businesses are able to play a their role in delivering solutions."

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