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 […]

The current political theatre is a problem for the UK green agenda – Sky News

The current political theatre is a real problem for the green agenda in the UK on two counts: firstly, because the Prime Minister has made it such a signature issue for him, that it then becomes and obvious target for those people who want to succeed him, and secondly, because […]

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 […]

What we are hearing is a signal to hurry up and get on with it! – Sky News

What Prince Charles is doing over these two weeks of COP26 is advising, warning and encouraging. He is also initiating actions in areas where is it hard to get started. The thing about any piece of innovation is that you have got to get it started. What he is able […]

The political signals being given at COP26 are really important – Sky News

I don’t think that it matters as much as some people might think that certain leaders are not physically present at COP26. The have very strong delegations here. Particularly these days, as people are very used to the idea of zoom, I don’t think it has the same significance as […]

We are not investing enough in land based ways of absorbing carbon emissions – Sky News

We have underestimated the amazing loss of soil that our current agricultural practices have caused, so Prince Charles is quite right to focus on that and the soil is a tremendous absorber of carbon, so restorative, regenerative agriculture is a particularly important part of it. But there are also other […]

Will anything meaningful actually come out of COP26? – Sky News

I do think that something concrete will come out of COP26. I think we’ve got quite a lot of momentum beginning to build now, but it’s not going to be enough to really tackle the problem, to get us where we need to be. I think there’s less risk than […]

Tom Burke – E3G – Who should pay for the green transition? – Sky News

In some sense, it is all of our responsibility to pay for the green transition, because it’s all of us who are creating the problem, but how we pay is very much a question of which policies the government choose for distributing those costs. If governments choose bad policies then […]

China to stop funding coal abroad and gas prices rise – Sky Daily Climate Show

This announcement by China, that it will no longer finance coal projects abroad, is certainly a very important development, even more so because it was a bit unexpected. I think is has helped to change the tone of the conversation ahead pf COP26. It was getting to be a bit […]

Trade deal between UK and Australia should uphold the Paris Agreement – Sky News

This trade deal with Australia is really putting a nasty stain on Britain’s otherwise legitimate claim to be a climate change leader. We have done more than most of the rest of the world to show that you can decarbonize your economy and still grow it. Here we are giving […]