Our new analysis shows that food and energy prices have risen faster than other prices in the past ten years. If the cost of these resources had kept pace with other prices, the average household could have saved over £1,000 on its food and household energy bills in 2012. If this trend continues, by 2020 household food and energy bills could have risen by another £1,675. Our conclusion is that the only reliable way to protect the UK economy against resource price shocks is to manage resources much more efficiently than we are. See our infographic Read the analysis
News release 3.3.14: 'Rising global commodity prices are a major contributor to increased cost of living in the UK'
Europe's leaders are negotiating the EU's 2030 climate and energy targets which will have an important impact on the UK's future energy system.
Our briefing, produced with Christian Aid, Greenpeace, RSPB and WWF, shows that government opposition to an EU2030 renewable energy is unfounded.
The implications of a European 2030 renewable energy target for the UK, January 2014
See also:What has EU climate and energy policy done for the UK?Getting EU climate and energy policy on track
The latest edition of our journal Inside Track focuses on the concept of the circular economy, with expert commentary from business and other stakeholders.The features look at how it can be made to work in practice and its resource security and business benefits. Dan Rogerson MP describes how Defra is acting to support the shift to a more circular economy in the UK.
Inside Track 33: Resource resilient UK
Poor home energy efficiency is a major cause of the cost of living crisis, but politicians are failing to act. Our report outlines the steps government should take to reduce energy bills. In response, seven leading consumer, industry and green groups have called for a national energy efficiency programme.
Seven steps to reducing energy billsNews release 28 November 2013
In the final of the three collections published under our Green Roots programme, conservative thinkers and independent experts set out their perspectives on how the market can deliver solutions to resource and environmental challenges.
Green conservatism: protecting the environment through open markets
News release 27 September 2013
Seven leading charities, including WWF, RSPB, Greenpeace, the Wildlife Trusts and Friends of the Earth, assess the green performance of coalition ministers and Labour shadow ministers since the last general election.
The Green Standard 2013
News release 13 September 2013: 'Britain’s leading green groups challenge the parties on their lack of environmental leadership'
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Opinion and commentary on environmental policy and politics. Read our blog
We have outlined our strategy for 2012-15. Read it here
The case for urbanism: reminding Labour what it stood for by Shaun Spiers
From huskies to now: 10 examples that show Tory green thinking is alive and well by Alastair Harper
The great resource price shock by Green Alliance
Learning from Merkel’s approach to energy politics by Matthew Lockwood
Why is the coalition keeping the coal fires burning? by Stephen Tindale
Borrowing is the best way to pay for flood protection by Julian Morgan
Who’ll want to be the next leader of the Environment Agency? by Matthew Spencer
Business Green: Resource constraints forcing up UK inflation, think tank warns
The Guardian: UK price rise exposes failure to prepare for food and fuel shocks
Sky News: Live tv discussion on climate change with Alastair Harper
Business Green: Why targets alone won't build a green economy
Renews.biz: 2030 EU targets costs nothing
Business Green: Why politicians are ducking responsibility for bringing down energy bills
The Guardian: The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2014
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