19th Aug 2019
If we put the news about Brexit to one side, energy security matters have been bubbling under the surface for a few weeks now, culminatin...
12th Aug 2019
You all know me well enough to recognise I rarely stray into areas of controversy, or challenge critics in a robust manner – that&r...
5th Aug 2019
The previous PM, Theresa May, left one legacy that is having an impact (I’m sure there will be others but I just don’t know w...
29th Jul 2019
A few years ago carbon off-setting was seen as a soft option compared to “proper” decarbonisation. No doubt some schemes did...
23rd Jul 2019
At the end of June I wrote in this blog about my fear that local political figures would engage in one-upmanship; trying to be the greene...
15th Jul 2019
Each year the Future Energy Scenario document is published. It provides hours of fun, looking at the analysis and searching for the evide...
8th Jul 2019
Last week I posed a series of questions about who pays the international cost of decarbonisation. It was prompted by a blog reader from W...
1st Jul 2019
When the Chancellor asked that question, suggesting the bill was around £1 trillion for the UK to decarbonise, there was an outcry....
24th Jun 2019
Achieving NetZero by 2050 in the UK, as agreed by Government, is a challenge but it is possible.
17th Jun 2019
Two weeks ago I met with Chris Stark, CEO of The CCC with a team from Worcester Bosch at their factory. The purpose was to show Chris whe...
10th Jun 2019
The UK led the world in creating the Climate Change Committee, advising Parliament on how to meet its international and legal obligations...
3rd Jun 2019
I rarely stray into political debates these days but I’m making an exception this week.
20th May 2019
Let me begin my hoping that readers of this blog recognise that I am a great advocate of the gas networks and the future role of gas in t...
13th May 2019
It was good to see the Committee on Climate Change calling for a step-change in afforestation. About time too.
6th May 2019
It would be amiss not to reference the big news this week – the launch of the Climate Change Committee report on achieving “N...
29th Apr 2019
I bet you’ve seen those old World War 2 posters with various slogans, all designed to ultimately bring about victory. “Carele...
15th Apr 2019
I’m taking the unusual step of adding a photograph to my weekly blog this week, now let me explain why and what’s the context.
8th Apr 2019
It feels a bit under siege at the moment, partly due to entirely valid debate about how to decarbonise the UK and partly due to those see...
1st Apr 2019
The Brothers Grimm are associated with fairy-stories, make believe tales that fascinate children. The harsher reality is that they are ac...
25th Mar 2019
I confess to using Twitter and occasionally I’ve been known to be provocative and stir things up – all in a good cause of cou...
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