14th Oct 2019
However misguided you may think the recent climate change protests are by targeting the government that has led the world on legislating...
7th Oct 2019
A recent YouGov study of 30,000 people across 28 countries uncovered some interesting differences in attitude towards climate change. I&r...
30th Sep 2019
The BEIS consultation on the Fuel Poverty Strategy for England has now ended. Like many other bodies, EUA submitted our response (if you...
23rd Sep 2019
At long last, the Government has made the decision to push back the deadline for the smart meter rollout by four years, until 2024. Somet...
16th Sep 2019
I’m a great fan of the TV series “Father Ted” and one of the memorable sketches is where Father Ted has to explain to h...
9th Sep 2019
NetZero changed everything. That’s not an exaggeration, nor an overly dramatic statement. The pace within Whitehall changed; large...
3rd Sep 2019
You take a couple of days leave over the Bank Holiday and you come back to a few hundred emails in your in-box and a Parliamentary coup....
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...
EUA's Chief Executive