Does the new government energy strategy tackle the immediate energy crisis?

This is the third document in six months that the government has produced, and all that has happened is that they have become less coherent, and less and less connected to what actually matters to most people. What the Prime Minister seems to believe is that we want expensive nuclear […]

The government can do something right now to reduce peoples energy bills – LBC

Why would the government build nuclear power stations which will mean that they have to put people’s energy bills up twice in order to get the investment needed to build them and pay for the energy they produce, why would you do that? Why would the government think it is […]

Taking ourselves out of global energy markets is the right thing to do – GB News

It is true that there was very little wind last week. But what is interesting is that the lights stayed on, electricity still worked, factories kept running, homes were still heated. So, it didn’t matter all that much that the wind didn’t blow, because we have a very sophisticated grid […]

Can we get gas out of electricity generation in the next 5 years? – Sky News

Russia’s threat might make a difference to supply. There is a poker game going on here. Putin needs people to buy Rubles to prop up the value of the Ruble in Russia, and other countries need Russian gas, So, it is question of who can look the other in the […]

Tom Burke – E3G – Is the Winter Games in Beijing adding to the burden of climate change? – Sky News

If the Chinese were using fossil fuels to make snow that would not be green or sustainable, but actually they are using pretty much 100% renewable energy to supply the winter games. So in terms of the production of the snow, that is not adding to the burden of climate […]

Climate change: Zero carbon emission flights on the horizon thanks to hydrogen aircraft plans, UK government hopes

Zero carbon emission flights could be on the horizon thanks to new plans for a liquid hydrogen-powered plane, the government has said. A midsize aircraft is being designed to carry 279 passengers at the same speed and comfort as today’s airliners and it is hoped it could fly from London […]

COP26: All you need to know – Highgrade Media

At COP26 I think we did better than I’d expected and nothing like good enough, is my general feeling. I think the tone was interesting, rather than the specifics of the outcome – which everybody’s commentaries focused on – the tone was interesting, because it was a much greater sense […]

Beyond COP26. The EU and the UK join forces to reach net zero – EEAS

COP26 certainly wasn’t a flop. It didn’t take us to where we need to get to, but it did take us a step forward into the really hard work of delivering on the Paris Agreement. So, I think that it took us somewhere. I think what surprised people was the […]

Tom Burke – E3G – Climate change is impacting our lives right now – Talk Radio

COP26 has certainly achieved something, it’s just not achieved enough. I think we are continuing to turn the corner we started turning in Paris. We are moving from a policy where we are trying to constrain things, to one in which were increasingly trying to take the opportunities of solving […]

Will climate and energy policy move forward at COP26? – GB News

COP26 is very serious, and we had better hope it gets somewhere because if it doesn’t get somewhere, then we are all going to be in a lot of trouble. I think three things need to come out of it. The first thing that we need to do is deliver […]