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Britain’s first 24 hours without coal for 135 years – Sky News

        It was a real birthday present for the earth yesterday that we saw the first day in 135 years when Britain wasn’t producing any electricity from coal. I think that is a pretty remarkable day, and it … Continue reading

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Hinkley is a very expensive strategic mistake for the country – TRT World News

            TRT News: Joining me now from London is Tom Burke, Chairman of the environmental think tank E3G , and a former government advisor on climate change. Hinkley Point, what’s your biggest problem with it? … Continue reading

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Sky News – How significant is it that the US and China have ratified the Climate Deal?

  Sky News:  Two of the world’s biggest polluters the US and China have ratified the Paris agreement on climate change. The move is being hailed as a major breakthrough, but does it go far enough? Tom Burke is the … Continue reading

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The nuclear option: Where next for Hinkley Point?

This piece was first published by BusinessGreen                     BusinessGreen asks a range of experts their views on what should come next for the controversial and further delayed nuclear project Last week … Continue reading

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Why Hinkley is a very risky bet – BBC Radio Wales

    This is not where we expected to be this morning, and it is very difficult to imagine what the government will discover in a few weeks time that it doesn’t already know. So I think that it is … Continue reading

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It’s a cruel deceit to blame all our problems on immigration

By Owen Jones   Brexiters cynically attribute social ills to incomers. Those who believe them may soon face a harsh truth     Our country is simmering with anger and frustration. There is no shortage of social grievances that, long … Continue reading

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WE ARE EUROPE – WHAT ARE YOU #INFOR?

…the travel, our rights, better cities and clean air; 70 years of peace; women and men, parents and kids; the right to love whoever we want; science, art, music and culture; our spare time and our work time; action on … Continue reading

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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

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So the country voted blue, did we go green? – Sky News – 5 December 15

        Sky: Tom Burke is the Chairman and founding Director of the Environmental Think Tank E3G, and he joins me in the studio.  So the country voted blue did we go green? Tom Burke: We didn’t go … Continue reading

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Sky News – Discussing COP21 and progress so far

      Sky News: Let’s talk to Tom Burke an Environmentalist and former Government advisor. Let’s be blunt. People have been droning on about climate change and global warming for so many years now, but nothing ever gets agreed … Continue reading

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