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After Ozymandias: will Labour miss the energy revolution?

…. Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand…

Energy politics ‘after the Milk Round

News of the 25% collapse in Areva’s share values triggered an unexpected sliver of sympathy in me.

Looking for a Piano Man*

This will be the first Labour Conference in the last 1,000 years to take place without Tony Benn.

‘2052’ and a sea of storms.

As the South of England sinks in a morass of flooded homes, or waits for the next river to burst,

M*A*S*H – as ‘smart’ as it gets

Film buffs will remember the stir caused by the release of M*A*S*H in 1970.

UK Energy Market Subsidies

Environmental Audit Select Committee Inquiry: UK Energy Market Subsidies Summary of Conclusions…

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Alan's Eco House

Turning a derelict lace hall into an eco home in the middle of Nottingham had some important reasons. It was always how I wanted to live. It was something I had bleated on about for years but not got round to doing...

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Transformation Moment

My pamphlet 'Transformation Moment' is intended to support the case for a radical shift in energy thinking; as much about democracy as technology, and about 'systems' rather than just supply.

TWITTER

Channel 4 News will devote a one hour special programme in its 7pm slot to the emergency of climate change, hosting the UK’s first ever leaders’ debate on the issue.

32% of people who switched from car to bus in Nottingham did so due to the Workplace Parking Levy

Jon Parker explains success of WPL in Nottingham at Quality Bus Transit UK, using new research by Simon Dale:
🚈 Modal shift
🚊 Cash for public transport
🚌 Fewer parking spaces
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After the Pantomime, what about the planet? Increased fossil fuel production races into climate crises. UK decarbonisation rates get nowhere near 2030 'net-zero', and wild weather disrupts everything. Where is the Leaders' Climate Debate?

Are you planning on watching #LeadersDebate but want to know more about parties' plans to build a zero carbon, env resilient and thriving econ after the #GE19? Join our Question time on 27 Nov w. @KwasiKwarteng @Amelia_Womack @AlanSimpson01 @EdwardJDavey:

John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list

John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list
John McDonnell will tomorrow release a report - ‘In The Pockets of The Few’ - claiming that 48 of the UK’s 151 billionaires have financially supported the Conservatives since 2005: here’s the list

If I was debating Boris Johnson on TV tonight, I’d just quote this back to him over and over again:

“From crash of 2008 onwards... can you think of any politician who stuck up for the bankers as much as I did? I defended them day in, day out”

If I was debating Boris Johnson on TV tonight, I’d just quote this back to him over and over again: 

“From crash of 2008 onwards... can you think of any politician who stuck up for the bankers as much as I did? I defended them day in, day out”

It's time to bring Britain's railways into the 21st century

It's time to bring Britain's railways into the 21st century
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