Tom Burke is the Chairman of E3G, Third Generation Environmentalism, and an Environmental Policy Adviser (part time) to Rio Tinto plc. He is a Visiting Professor at both Imperial and University Colleges, London. He is a member of the External Review Committee of Shell and the Sustainable Sourcing Advisory Board of Unilever and a Trustee of the Black-E Community Arts Project, Liverpool.

Emissions Trading

Written for publication in May 2005. Like all good theories, the theory of emissions trading is elegant. Governments establish an…

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Nuclear delusion

Published in The Guardian, on 2nd March 2005. The nuclear industry has grasped at climate change like a drowning man clutching…

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Turning East

Published by ePolitix, in February 2005. The message from the scientists was clear. The world’s climate is in greater trouble…

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