Tag Archives: energy bills

Is nuclear power a ticking time bomb? – France24 Debate – 8 Mar 16

                  I think that you really want to consider much more than just the body count of deaths when you look to evaluate a complicated problem like this. This has been a … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Changing the Politics, Corporate Governance, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, Finance, In the media, International, Nuclear, renewables, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Is there really a need for Hinkley Point to be built? – World at One – Radio 4 – 16 Feb 16

    BBC: So Is there a really need for Hinkley Point to be built? Tom Burke: There isn’t actually, there’s lots and lots more things that we can do. There is no need to replace nuclear with nuclear, or … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Business, DECC, Domestic, E3G, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Finance, In the media, Interviews, Nuclear, Politics, Radio, renewables, Security | 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

Why nuclear is a bad deal for Britain – BBC Politics Today – 21 October 15

    Nuclear is the cuckoo in the nest it squeezes the others out of the energy market.  The reason why we are doing what we are doing, making so many policy changes in energy efficiency and renewables, and eliminating billions … Continue reading

Posted in BBC, Business, Changing the Politics, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, Finance, In the media, Nuclear, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in BBC, Business, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, Finance, In the media, Nuclear, People, Politics, renewables, Video blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nuclear Cost – Letter to The Times, October 19 2015

                  The Times, letters, October 19 2015 To slash and burn renewable investment for the sake of costly support for new nuclear plants is unwise Sir, George Osborne assumes that energy demand … Continue reading

Posted in Changing the Politics, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Finance, In the media, Nuclear, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost, The Times | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

WHAT NEXT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT?

                  One useful piece of analysis has emerged from the media froth post-election. Labour lost because they offered nothing to the ‘aspirational middle class’. This is surely right. An awful lot of … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, Domestic, E3G, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, In the media, People, Politics, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CHANGING THE GAME – A PROGRAMME FOR GOVERNMENT

  E3G is publishing ‘Changing the Game’ a 10 point programme for government that will put the environment to work for the economy.       For too long Britain’s environmentalists have asked British Governments to do more for the environment. … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, Domestic, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, Nuclear, Oil and Gas, People, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost | 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