Category Archives: Oil and Gas

OF OIL AND STONES

  This blog first appeared in Business Green                                 Sheikh Yamani, a former Saudi oil minister, is famous for having pointed out that the stone … Continue reading

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The End of Oil? – BBC World Service – Newshour Extra – 8 Jan16

                The drop in oil price is not doing something that a lot of people thought that it would do, when it fell that low, which is to create a big stimulus to … Continue reading

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Even if the global warming scare were a hoax, we would still need it – The Telegraph

  This article was first published in The Telegraph   China is the low-carbon superpower and will be the ultimate enforcer of the COP21 climate deal in Paris     By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard   Chinese scientists have published two alarming … Continue reading

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What Paris means for fossil fuels

    As the dust settles after the historic adoption of the Paris 2015 agreement, E3G shares a short blog series exploring what Paris means to different sectors, regions and constituencies. For a long time the fossil fuel industries have … Continue reading

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What were the key factors in getting a deal in Paris? – BBC News – 13 Dec 15

        BBC: With us now is Tom Burke who is Chairman of the Environmental Think Tank E3G, and a former government advisor on climate change. Tom thanks very much for coming in. What were your first thoughts when … Continue reading

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Conservative government facing heavy criticism for cutting green subsidies and investment – Sky News – 13 Dec 15

      Sky News: The government’s energy policy has come under fire and has been described as illegal, just a day after world leaders agreed a historic plan to tackle climate change. David Cameron was among many who praised the … Continue reading

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COP21 agreement makes it makes it really clear that we are at a turning point – BBC News – 12 Dec 15

                BBC: Tom Burke you have advised the British government on climate change for lots of difficult decisions, balancing both the needs of industry and the effect on ordinary people. What do you … Continue reading

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The world is witnessing a moment of history – BBC World Service – 12 Dec 15

              BBC: Tom Burke is the Chairman of the Climate Diplomacy Think Tank E3G. He believes the world is witnessing a moment of history. Tom Burke: I think what’s really important, much more than … Continue reading

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Historic climate agreement reached at COP21 – BBC News – 12 Dec 15

        BBC: The final draft agreement for climate change has been presented to delegates at UN Summit in Paris. It proposes a legally binding agreement to limit global warming to no more than two degrees Celsius. With … Continue reading

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Why is Paris COP21 different to Copenhagen?

      BBC: Joining me now is Tom Burke, who is Chairman of the Environmental Think Tank E3G and former government advisor on climate change. Thanks very much for coming in, Tom. We have heard about some of the … Continue reading

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