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What can we expect from COP21? – BBC World Service – Newshour

                    It’s just under a month before the start of COP21, the Paris climate change conference, at which global powers will try to achieve a universal and legally binding treaty to … Continue reading

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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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Solar is set to transform the global energy market – Podcast – Today Program BBC Radio 07/04/2015

                We have had a very inconsistent approach to renewables and deploying renewables in Britain. We are really starting to miss out and get left behind because of that inconsistency by government. It’s … Continue reading

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CCC’s response to Owen Paterson’s speech to the GWPF

  The BBC and the right wing press have been making much of Owen Paterson’s anti-climate speech this week. It is a farrago of nonsense. The Climate Change Committee has produced an excellent briefing detailing why it is so wrong. … Continue reading

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STANDING OUR GROUND

  This piece was first published by Friends Of The Earth here       On a very cold morning forty years ago I got into a bright red Mini outside the FoE offices in Poland Street. Together with John … Continue reading

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Discussing Climate Change on the Jeremy Vine show – BBC Radio 2 – 31st March 2014

                “Climate change is happening now, and what we’re seeing is it’s nastier and faster than we thought even ten years ago.” “I think the mood really has changed, not just in Britain … Continue reading

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Tom Burke BBC News Climate Discussion IPCC Report

  BBC News 27th September 2013 7pm             Tom Burke, Environmental Policy Adviser and founding director of E3G, on BBC News discussing climate change, the IPCC Report and the role of two groups ‘the climate makers’ … Continue reading

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Speech: The launch of the BBC’s internal sustainability action plan – ‘The Difference’

I spoke at the launch of the BBC’s sustainability strategy and action plan The Difference, which was held in November 2010. You can watch my talk here Speech: The launch of the BBC’s internal sustainability action plan – ‘The Difference’  

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