Monthly Archives: June 2011

Tom Burke’s political commentary: the facts behind the Daily Mail’s energy fury

ENDS Report 437, p. 62, June 2011. Despite the inflated claims of the middlebrow press, there are genuine concerns about how green taxes will affect future energy bills. The Daily Mail does not knowingly let the facts get in the … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 4’s Decision Time on nuclear

Below is the summary of my contribution on BBC Radio 4’s Decision Time, focusing on government decisions on a new generation of nuclear power stations, on 29th June 2011. I sat on a panel of experts with Tim Eggar (advisor to the … Continue reading

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Chris Huhne is right – green ‘red tape’ can be good for business

Published in The Guardian, on 21st June 2011. The minister is rightly frustrated at an attack on regulation by the Tory right based on flawed notions of freedom and growth There is a great deal of debate these days about … Continue reading

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