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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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ON THE BREAKING OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROMISES

    There are a great many champions of the environment in Britain. Between them, our environmental bodies have several times the membership of all the political parties in Britain combined. They probably know rather more about the will of … Continue reading

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The Environmental politics of Brexit – Speech at UK Environmental Law Association Conference

              The Environmental politics of Brexit – Speech by Tom Burke UK Environmental Law Association Conference October 13th, 2017 39 Essex Chambers, London Let me begin by thanking you for inviting me to speak … 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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Tribute to Jo Cox – ‘Where we see intolerance we must drive it out of our politics’

    Here is the full text of David Cameron’s speech. I first met Jo in Darfur in 2006 where she was doing what she was brilliant at, which was looking after and saving the lives of vulnerable refugees. And … Continue reading

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Our own bad habits have brought Britain to the brink of Brexit – The Guardian

By Martin Kettle This article first appeared in The Guardian   Whether voters decide to leave or remain, we must address failures in our media, culture and politics     Trust the people, that’s what I always say to myself. By … Continue reading

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The End of Oil? – BBC World Service – Newshour Extra – 8 Jan16

                The drop in oil price is not doing something that a lot of people thought that it would do, when it fell that low, which is to create a big stimulus to … Continue reading

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What Paris means for fossil fuels

    As the dust settles after the historic adoption of the Paris 2015 agreement, E3G shares a short blog series exploring what Paris means to different sectors, regions and constituencies. For a long time the fossil fuel industries have … Continue reading

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COP21 Paris climate summit: Climate change is much more than an environmental problem – it threatens our financial stability

  This piece first appeared in CityAM     “Climate change is seen as much more than just another environmental problem”   Next week Paris will again be the focus of world attention. This time in the face of another … Continue reading

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REMARKS BY MR TOM BURKE CBE – AT THE WORLD ENERGY COUNCIL ENERGY DAY – BERLIN – OCTOBER 1ST 2015

    The speech on Tuesday by Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the Financial Stability Board is a game changer for climate change. Whatever you thought about the politics or economics of climate … Continue reading

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