Tag Archives: coal

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

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, Interviews, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, renewables, Sky News, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in BBC, Business, Cities, Climate Change, Conflict, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Finance, In the media, International, Interviews, Oil and Gas, Politics, renewables, Security, Sustainability, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Can we really fix climate change? – LBC Radio – 07 Dec 15

          LBC: Let’s talk first to Tom Burke, environmentalist and former government advisor on the environment. Tom, good evening to you. Tell is about this summit. There are lots of important people there, it’s a big … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Cities, Climate Change, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Environment, Finance, In the media, International, Interviews, LBC, Oil and Gas, People, Radio, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Do people care enough about climate change? – LBC Radio – 29 Nov 15

            LBC: Tom Burke, Chairman and founding Director of environmental think tank E3G, and former government advisor. Morning Tom, why do people not care enough about the environment? Tom Burke: I think people do care … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Climate Change, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, Finance, International, LBC, Oil and Gas, People, renewables, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Obama’s climate plan on Sky News – 03/08/15

        It is really important that America has now set itself out to lead on climate, and to demonstrate leading by taking action. It has been a laggard, and therefore other countries have been able to hide … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, European, In the media, International, Interviews, Oil and Gas, Sky News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in BBC, Business, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, In the media, International, Interviews, Radio, renewables | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

OF NIGHTMARES AND PARROTS

  This piece was first published in BusinessGreen       Let me introduce you to the mysterious world of triads. This is not, however, an article about the exotic world of Hong Kong’s ill-famed criminal gangs. This is about … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, In the media, Oil and Gas, Politics, renewables, Sustainability | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Tusk – not as bad for climate as it first appears?

  This piece first appeared on the E3G website                     The appointment of Polish Prime Minister, Donald Tusk, to replace Van Rompuy as President of the European Council has provoked jitters … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Climate Change, E3G, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, In the media, Oil and Gas, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

THE FUTURE IS COMING READY OR NOT

  The following speech talks about the looming collision between $6 trillion of investment in oil and gas over the next ten years and the agreement by governments to keep the rise in global temperature below 2°C. This collision will … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Business, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Security, Oil and Gas, Politics, Speeches, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

After you Claude

                    Britons only generate 1.42% of the world’s carbon emissions. No-one else is doing much to reduce their emissions. We are doing a lot and should not do more until everyone … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Business, Climate Change, Domestic, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, European, Oil and Gas, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment