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Prosperity, Security, Stability

These are anxious times. Much that we take for granted in the way the world is ordered is in flux. The brief moment when scholars talked confidently of the ‘End of History’ has passed. Change is no longer an option, … Continue reading

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Tom Burke – E3G – One Planet Summit – Channel 4 News – 12 Dec 17

    What’s going to make the difference in people’s lives, is what happens in the real economy. What we’ve seen is the financial community getting into this game because they have understood the level of risk if we don’t … Continue reading

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IEA projection of oil consumption peak goes against what many in the industry believe – Share Radio

                Share Radio:  Let’s take a look at oil, because oil consumption is tipped to peak no sooner than 2040, even if the Paris climate agreement is implemented, that is according to the … Continue reading

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‘Climate, Responsibility and Risk’ – REMARKS BY MR TOM BURKE CBE AT THE ESG INVESTMENT FORUM

                REMARKS BY MR TOM BURKE CBE AT THE ESG INVESTMENT FORUM, AMBA HOTEL, CHARING CROSS, OCTOBER 26TH 2016.   ‘Climate, Responsibility and Risk’   Thank you for inviting me to speak to … Continue reading

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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

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Tom Burke talks to LBC about nuclear power, Hinkley Point and EDF – 07 Mar 16

            Clive Bull: A top EDF boss has resigned over the company’s plans to build Britain’s first new nuclear power plant for decades. There is an ongoing row over the 18 billion pound cost, part … Continue reading

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Letters to PM warned of the risks of going ahead with Hinkley Point

                        In March 2012, on the anniversary of Fukushima, I drafted a letter to the Prime Minister that was signed by myself and three other former Directors of Friends of … Continue reading

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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

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Are extreme weather events becoming the norm? Tom Burke – Sky News – 30 Dec 15

      Sky News: Now let’s return to the floods now and find out what is causing all of this? Let’s talk to environmentalist and former government adviser Tom Burke, who is in central London, Good morning to you. … Continue reading

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Even if the global warming scare were a hoax, we would still need it – The Telegraph

  This article was first published in The Telegraph   China is the low-carbon superpower and will be the ultimate enforcer of the COP21 climate deal in Paris     By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard   Chinese scientists have published two alarming … Continue reading

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