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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.

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,


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...


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.


I understand #r4today focusing on who pays for #netzero, it's an important question. But we'll need to do this stuff, come what may. So, do we do this now, boost the recovery, create jobs & get the economy fit for the future, or are we happy to lag behind?

I’m quoted in this saying what we are all thinking: yes, the targets are world-beating, and that’s great - but where is the policy needed to cut emissions today, tomorrow, this year? Because those future targets will become impossible to meet unless we crack on now

A European football Super league, with guarantees of no relegation from your domestic league?
Brilliant idea. Sheffield United want ‘in’ immediately. Otherwise it’s just a greedy joke.

@AlanSimpson01 Please tell people about this debate:


@AlanSimpson01 Please tell people about this debate:

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