Tag Archives: electricity bills

SQUARING THE CIRCLES

  This piece was first published by the Energy and Carbon Blog     Amber Rudd’s appointment as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate has been welcomed by environmentalists. This is partly out of relief. There was a real risk … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Business, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, DECC, Domestic, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, International, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHOM THE GODS DESTROY

      Despite frequent headlines suggesting otherwise, EDF has not yet agreed to buy two nuclear reactors from its sister French state-owned company Areva. The British Government has yet to sign a contract to purchase the electricity the reactors … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Blog, Business, Changing the Politics, Corporate Governance, Domestic, Economics, Energy, Energy Security, European, In the media, Interviews, Nuclear, Politics, Radio | 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

THE POWER OF DREAMS

    This piece first appeared in The Guardian on Thursday 10th July                 It has always been difficult to see what was attractive about the proposed deal with EDF to build a … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, The Guardian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It can’t be easy being George Monbiot

  By Jonathon Porritt  5th December 2013   This article first appeared in Jonathon Porritt’s blog and in The Ecologist The Letter referred to in this article is the one that Jonathon Porritt, Tony Juniper, Charles Secrett and I wrote to David Cameron, highlighting … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Domestic, Economics, Energy, Energy Security, European, Nuclear, Politics, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment