Category Archives: Video blog

Why Hinkley is a very bad deal for Britain – BBC News

    Here at Hinkley Point alongside existing reactors is where George Osborne wants to build a new nuclear power station in Britain. It will be built by EDF, a French state owned electricity company, and will cost 24 and … Continue reading

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Tom Burke talks to Comment Visions about the costs and opportunities of climate change

  Talking to Comment Visions about the opportunities and costs of climate change.         Two important things about businesses; first of all for the energy businesses, the high carbon businesses are starting to get increasingly nervous about … Continue reading

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Tackling climate change is more of an opportunity than a threat

        Here are three pieces I have done this week for the BBC and Sky News. They are about Ban Ki Moon’s climate summit in New York. A key point that I make is that climate change … Continue reading

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Why Europe matters and why the European elections matter – E3G

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Debate on climate change with John Redwood MP – Sky News 11th Feb 2014

  This clip first appeared on Sky News on 11 February with John Redwood MP on climate change.   Tom Burke: “There is no doubt at all that this is exactly what climate scientists and environmentalists have been saying to … Continue reading

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Video Blog 2: deploying renewables needs political will

In the second of my video blogs with RTCC I argue that we are not deploying renewables fast enough because of a lack of political will. We must think about renewables as being a package of technologies, not individual technologies. … Continue reading

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The first of my video blogs: why the UK should not pursue nuclear

See below my first video blog, made in conjunction with RTCC. In two and a half minutes, I argue why the UK should not pursue nuclear as a policy option- the cost, nuclear proliferation, and waste are all prohibitive.  

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