Why the North needs a Green New Deal

Angel of the North

Bringing together the ‘levelling up’ and climate agendas makes sense. I wrote for Tribune in 2019:


There is political consensus on the need to address geographic inequalities in the UK, with the Conservatives calling it ‘levelling up’ and Labour ‘regional rebalancing’. But what they’re missing is that the climate transformation is the perfect opportunity to put this approach into practice.