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Road to Net Zero: how to achieve a green economic recovery

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As the UK faces its worst economic contraction in 300 years, there have been growing calls to adopt a ‘green recovery’. But what does that mean? While renewable energy may be getting cheaper, can it really meet our energy demands? And has the Covid crisis set back the government on its path to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050? To answer all this and more, Kate Andrews, the Spectator’s economics correspondent, is joined by Kemi Badenoch MP, minister for equalities; Chris Stark, chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change; and Keith Anderson, chief executive of Scottish Power. This podcast is kindly sponsored by Scottish Power.