Tag Archives: nuclear power

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

Posted in Articles by Publication, Blog, Business, Business Green, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, European, Finance, In the media, Nuclear, People, Politics, renewables, Security, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WHAT’S IN A WORD 3

        John Hutton is Chairman of the Nuclear Industries Association. On August 24th he told the Radio 4 Today audience that  “The nuclear programme is going to be built without any state funding at all”. Sitting next … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Business, Domestic, Economics, Economics, Energy, Energy Security, European, Finance, In the media, Nuclear, People, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

TROUBLE AHEAD

  This piece first appeared in BusinessGreen       #         The political argument for trade liberalisation has always been that it is good for the economy. This argument was losing traction even when what was good … Continue reading

Posted in Blog, Business, Business Green, Changing the Politics, Economics, Environment, European, International, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

ON TURNING GOOD NEWS INTO BAD

                          When it comes to energy policy the Financial Times seems to be suffering the editorial equivalent of a nervous breakdown. Looking back through some of its recent … Continue reading

Posted in Energy | 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

STANDING OUR GROUND

  This piece was first published by Friends Of The Earth here       On a very cold morning forty years ago I got into a bright red Mini outside the FoE offices in Poland Street. Together with John … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Campaigning, Changing the Politics, Climate Change, Economics, Energy, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environment, Friends Of The Earth, Nuclear, Politics, renewables, Sustainability, The Human Cost | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Viewpoint: Can we risk another Fukushima?

  This article first appeared as a guest post for Greenpeace Energydesk By Tom Burke, Founding director of E3G 21ST NOV 2013 This article also appeared in The Ecologist   One of the more opportunistic responses to the meltdown at Fukushima … Continue reading

Posted in Energy, Energy Security, Nuclear | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

German wholesale prices have fallen by 50% since 2008 – why not in Britain?

  By Catherine Mitchell, IGov Team, 6th November, 2013 This article first appeared on the IGov New Thinking For Energy website.                           When in doubt announce another review. … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Domestic, Economics, Energy, European, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment