Labour and the Green New Deal

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As the Guardian has reported:

Labour is poised to commit itself to one of the most radical net zero emissions targets in Europe after members voted to agree to a target of 2030.

Party members voted on Tuesday at the autumn conference in Brighton to back a motion by the campaign group Labour for a Green New Deal to set a fixed date to achieve net zero, as well as nationalising the big six energy firms and guarantee green jobs.

I am of course pleased by this, although a lot of baggage has been added to the motion that may not be strictly necessary to achieve the goal.

What I do know is that the goal will not be achieved unless Labour, and anyone else wanting to go near it, agree to impose a net-zero carbon target on business and right now  Sustainable Cost Accounting is the only way I have heard of to do that. It has to be discussed.