Update 21/4 - We added the DUP manifesto.
Update 20/4 - We added the SNP manifesto and
Labour's Green Plan.
Update 17/4 - We added the Plaid Cymru
Update 15/4 - We added the Liberal Democrat and
Update 14/4 - We added the Conservative and Green
closest election in a generation is now
three weeks away. Carbon Brief is tracking the climate and energy
content of the parties' manifestos as they are launched.
Labour went first on Monday 13 April, followed a
day later by the Conservatives and Greens. The Liberal Democrats
and the UK Independence Party launched on Wednesday 15 April. Other
parties followed over the following week.
In contrast to 2010, climate change
barely featured on the campaign trail so
far. That's despite - or perhaps because of - the
joint climate pledge from the leaders of the
three largest parties. This promised to work towards a
legally-binding global climate deal, to agree new UK
emissions-cutting goals and to phase out unabated coal-fired
Carbon Brief's climate and energy tracker
will be updated through the week as the manifestos come in,
allowing party policies to be compared side by side. The image
below is a preview of the information available if you click
through to the interactive online version.
Carbon Brief's climate and energy election grid includes key
extracts from the 2015 election manifestos along with commentary
and links to further information. Click the image or
this link for the full interactive version.