6th Apr 2020
It’s wall-to-wall coverage, understandably, of coronavirus at the moment. Our daily lives are being turned upside down; expert advi...
30th Mar 2020
At the early stage of the emergency, I read comments from climate change activists who suggested that the downturn in emissions, as indus...
23rd Mar 2020
Writing a weekly blog usually involves being topical, and given the current Coronavirus outbreak, it would be strange not to recognise it...
16th Mar 2020
Bet you thought I’d lifted this from the US baseball film, “Field of Dreams” but you’d be wrong. It’s what...
9th Mar 2020
I was struck by figures coming from China, that in the four weeks to 1st March their carbon emissions were down by 200m tonnes, with the...
2nd Mar 2020
What should a responsible government do about economically irrational behaviour? And more importantly, should it be advocating policy tha...
24th Feb 2020
How we decarbonise the UK is difficult enough a question to answer, without it being complicated by “loose” language used in...
17th Feb 2020
We’ve all heard the expression; probably used it too. Its meaning is ‘the most easily achieved of a set of tasks, measures, g...
10th Feb 2020
For avoidance of doubt, let me shout it from the rooftops, energy efficiency improvements to UK building stock will be vital if we are to...
3rd Feb 2020
Monitoring consumer reactions is key to marketers, as is watching public opinion polls for politicians (those that say they never look at...
27th Jan 2020
I get tired of reading misinformed commentary that suggests the energy industry is to blame for the world’s ills. From fighting fue...
20th Jan 2020
It’s been interesting to see the early days of the Johnson Government respond to the day-to-day events that come their way. Flybe a...
13th Jan 2020
One of the slightly morbid, but essential tasks undertaken by public health statisticians is to track mortality rates and weather changes...
16th Dec 2019
The sighs of relief were audible in the energy and utility industry as the exit poll confirmed Boris Johnson would win a fresh mandate an...
9th Dec 2019
One of the drawbacks to an all-electric energy scenario is the need to match supply with demand. Now that is simpler when you can turn on...
2nd Dec 2019
The political manifestos have been published and of the four English-based parties, all mention hydrogen positively. So the future is all...
25th Nov 2019
Follow the money is a phrase used in many a crime investigation. It applies to other walks of life too. Here’s an example from a fe...
18th Nov 2019
I’m told there’s an election on, so it might not be advisable to stray into “politics” but I’m going to do...
11th Nov 2019
This week Bristol City Council voted to ban diesel cars from driving in some parts of their city. Not just old, dirty diesels but all die...
4th Nov 2019
As you know, EUA is a small not-for-profit organisation and we pride ourselves in running a tight ship but also trying to punch above our...
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