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 a half billion pounds, that’s more than Crossrail and the […]
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 governments actually being willing to do more as the cost […]
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 is impacting on people’s lives right now. Another is that […]
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 governments for years would happen if you went on allowing […]
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.
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.