ALAN SIMPSON

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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

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 ...

www.reuters.com

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