25th Jan 2021
After the inauguration of President Joe Biden, (I just love saying that phrase), it is fitting I use the words of American soul singer Sa...
18th Jan 2021
I have a confession to make....
11th Jan 2021
Firstly, Happy New Year. Let’s hope by the time I write that phrase again Covid will be just a horrible nightmare that we are all g...
21st Dec 2020
Well, we are all going to remember 2020 for years to come. And like most people, I’ll be glad to see the back of it.
14th Dec 2020
Let’s start with the stark facts. I voted for the Climate Change Act in Parliament that set the world’s first carbon reductio...
7th Dec 2020
Last week we had two positive announcements from Ofgem in the form of the Network Innovation Competition successful bids examining the ro...
30th Nov 2020
As the world was coming out of the economic ruin of the banking crisis, former US President Bill Clinton wrote a book “Back to Work...
23rd Nov 2020
Whoever thought announcing a 10-point plan at 10.30pm was a good idea? Made worse because the detail didn’t follow until the day af...
16th Nov 2020
There’s an age old adage for politicians, “never blame the voters”, that applies equally to the US as it does in the UK...
9th Nov 2020
To make Net Zero a reality, the consumer experience has to be positive, or at least no worse than the current one.
2nd Nov 2020
Buried in the bowels of Whitehall are a number of committees, advisory bodies, special councils, all with the remit of helping the govern...
26th Oct 2020
The famous economist John Maynard Keynes has always been associated with the reflection that when the facts change, so does his opinion....
19th Oct 2020
This term is closely associated with the legendary former Speaker of the US House Tip O’Neal. And I can assure you, it is and that...
12th Oct 2020
Let me tell you a secret, for the vast majority of MPs attending the Party Conference was at best a chore, at worst, something to activel...
5th Oct 2020
“Autumn! A time of hot chocolatey mornings and toasty marshmallow evenings, and, best of all, leaping into leaves!” Well that...
28th Sep 2020
There are some voices that have decried efforts to target Net Zero. They claim that other countries aren’t doing “their bit&r...
21st Sep 2020
We regularly hear that heat decarbonisation is difficult, costly and that there is no silver bullet. We often say it ourselves, suggestin...
14th Sep 2020
As a former and recovering politician forgive me for being wary of letting the public have their say. In my humble opinion, they don&rsqu...
7th Sep 2020
There was a good humoured article in The Times on Bank Holiday Monday concerning how to heat the home, but beneath all such pieces, there...
24th Aug 2020
According to the journal Scientific America, it has been proved that humans are not instinctively selfish individuals, but our first impu...
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