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Shedding light on the finances of solar panels

Dr Sugandha Srivastav and Dr Brian O'Callaghan commented on the finances behind solar panels for this Financial Times feature. “A lot of the time governments will say we’re making panels domestically, but all they’re doing is assembling the parts... Upstream supply chains are really important to be cognisant of,” said Dr. O'Callaghan. 

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Labour scrapping £28bn green pledge could leave UK colder, sicker and poorer

Dr Anupama Sen told The Guardian it was "disappointing" to see the Labour party water down its flagship climate policy when other countries racing to prepare their economies for the green energy transition. "It would be better to stand firm and make the case for this level of investment, which is that it would reduce our emissions and shield against increasingly volatile energy prices to give us genuine energy security," she said. 

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Professor Nathalie Seddon joins the Oxford Smith School

Nathalie Seddon, Professor of Biodiversity at the University of Oxford, has joined the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment as founding Director of the Nature-based Solutions Initiative, a position shared jointly between the Oxford Smith School and the Department of Biology.