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Syria: The Devil’s Delusion

Claims that the world can bomb its way towards a sustainable peace are a perilous delusion.

Beyond the limits of charm

He came, he saw, he hugged them. Who would have believed Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell…

The Corbynomics of Energy

Jeremy Corbyn’s energy and climate manifesto -‘Protecting Our Planet’- occupies a different political space…

The election everyone lost

What infuriated me most about this general election was that never has so much been missed by so many.

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.

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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

We’re in a #ClimateEmergency, @RishiSunak wants to fund a #greenrecovery, @theCCCuk says we need #electrification of heat. So why are we still extending gas? Who’ll pay for it to be disconnected in 10 years? @mynottingham @age_uk @eonenergyuk

We’re in a #ClimateEmergency, @RishiSunak wants to fund a #greenrecovery, @theCCCuk says we need #electrification of heat. So why are we still extending gas? Who’ll pay for it to be disconnected in 10 years? @mynottingham @age_uk @eonenergyuk
We’re in a #ClimateEmergency, @RishiSunak wants to fund a #greenrecovery, @theCCCuk says we need #electrification of heat. So why are we still extending gas? Who’ll pay for it to be disconnected in 10 years? @mynottingham @age_uk @eonenergyuk

Just a reminder, environment, consumer & animal welfare groups have been excluded from this commission by @trussliz. Make of that what you will. I conclude that the commission is absolutely no substitute for guaranteeing high standards in law.

I am loving these videos of formerly car-choked streets now filled with bicyclists.

Sadly, nor is this government. We’re in for 5 years of kleptocracy. These are the lessons (and the donations) Boris seems to have taken from his Russian friends.

Sadly, nor is this government. We’re in for 5 years of kleptocracy. These are the lessons (and the donations) Boris seems to have taken from his Russian friends.
Jim Pickard@PickardJE

these questions aren’t going away any time soon

EU is effectively making China help pay to clear up the Covid & climate mess through this new measure: "From 2023 there will be a tax on goods imported into the EU from countries with lower carbon emissions standards than the bloc."

Factbox: What EU leaders agreed on the post-COVID recovery package

European Union leaders reached a deal on Tuesday on a package of measures to boost their economies after the coronavirus pandemic, agreeing to borrow ...

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