Category Archives: Oil and Gas

Sky News – Discussing Al Gore’s new film on climate change “An Inconvenient Sequel” – 11 Aug 17

    Sky news: With me now in the studio is Tom Burke, a former senior adviser to the foreign secretary’s special representative on climate change, and now the chairman of third generation environmentalism, which encourages sustainable development. First of … Continue reading

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BBC Radio 5 Live – Government announces independent review of energy prices – 6 Aug 17

    5 Live: The government has launched an independent review into the cost of energy, days after British Gas raised energy prices by twelve and a half percent. The study is being carried out by Oxford University professor Dieter … Continue reading

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BBC News – What can the energy price review achieve? – 06 Aug 17

    BBC News: The government has asked for and independent review of the energy market, just days after British Gas announced it is putting up its standard electricity price by twelve and a half percent. Theresa May did pledge … Continue reading

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Al Jazeera – Earth Overshoot Day marks unprecedented environmental damages – 2 Aug 17

    Al Jazeera: I am joined now by Tom Burke, he is chairman of the environmental think tank E3G, and has advised a number of senior British politicians, thanks so much for being with us. How surprising is it … Continue reading

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Trump, the Paris Climate Agreement, and the G20 – BBC News

    BBC News:  Theresa May has talked about the collective message she hopes will be delivered to Donald Trump on the Paris Climate Agreement. She thinks that it is possible that the US might change its mind, do you … Continue reading

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What happens if Trump pulls out of the Paris Agreement – BBC News

    The Paris Agreement took us on to the right road, but it didn’t go far enough or fast enough in order to solve the problem. So Trump pulling out of the Paris Agreement would slow down that process … Continue reading

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How much damage will it do if Trump does pull the US out of the Paris Agreement? BBC World News Television

  BBC World News: Let’s get more analysis now on this in the Studio with me is Tom Burke, environmentalist and Chairman of E3G. Thank you so much for joining us Tom. Isn’t it interesting, who would have thought that … Continue reading

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An Unsquared Circle

                        In her Easter message, the Prime Minister spoke of ‘the opportunities that lie ahead’ for post-EU Britain. Neither she nor any of her Ministers have ever set out … Continue reading

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Debate with Myron Ebell on Trump and climate policy – BBC World News – 21 FEB 17

    BBC World News: President Trump is preparing two executive orders, aimed at scaling back Obama era policies on climate and water pollution, according to reports that we are seeing in the US media. Over the weekend hundreds of … Continue reading

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Discussing government failure in controlling air pollution – Radio 4 – 2 Feb 17

                  This is the consequence of complete failure by the government to tackle a problem that it has known about for a long time. It is now in breach of our own … Continue reading

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