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Supporting Low-carbon Growth

 
Mark Schofield and Harry Manisty of PWC LLP consider how the UK's tax policy is being used to support the shift to a low carbon economy
 
Rebuilding a low — carbon economy has been the consistent message of the recession. It is a combination of the need to engineer economic growth that is somehow different from the structurally unsound post-millennium boom; and the ever-pressing need to decarbonise to meet the climate challenge.
 
It is a compelling goal that to some extent has been with us for several years but at last through the 2008 Climate Change Act and the Low Carbon Transition Plan (see www.lexisurl.com/TTy1L) this summer we have been told in quite precise terms exactly how the UK is going to reach it.
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