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The Politics of Atonement: a One Planet Budget

We are rapidly approaching one of the big, Post-Paris, tests of this parliament. The danger is that all the major parties will fail it.

Who’d Kill the Co-ops?

There’s a storm brewing, and it’s a good one. In a not-so-subtle pincer movement the Treasury and the FCA…

Air pollution: Every pram for itself?

The University of Surrey has just published some research on urban air pollution. It urges parents to use pram covers to protect babies…

Nightmare on EU Street

Nightmare on EU Street So, here’s the dilemma: the kids want to go to the cinema but can’t agree whether it should be ‘Lion’ or ‘La La Land’.

Earthquake America… all is not lost

It has been a while since I checked out the websites of America’s legion of ‘Last Days’ believers. Rapture Ready…

The Politics of Ugly

Most people will be relieved the US Presidential election is over. It was a process that demeaned everyone embroiled in it..

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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

Fantasy energy politics, dependent on insane public subsidies and past-due delivery dates. So many better options.

Nuclear News@EuroNukeNews

@JanEbenholtz Not gonna happen.

"Robin Hood in Reverse". One of the original FIT lobby gang @AlanSimpson01 is horrified by @beisgovuk proposals. I rather think we all are @davetimms @Ed_Matthew1 @SebPBerry @JeremyLeggett

The government latest plan to 'steal' electricity from people's solar roofs calls for a huge public fight back.

Oh look here's @BorisJohnson making it clear his objection to the #ChequersPlan was it didn't give enough scope to tear up environmental protection (though actually it gives too much as it is).

Oh look here's @BorisJohnson making it clear his objection to the #ChequersPlan was it didn't give enough scope to tear up environmental protection (though actually it gives too much as it is).

If parliament passed a Bill saying..."Britain is the historic homeland of Christians and they have an exclusive right to national self-determination in it", would it be denounced as discriminatory/racist?
It's equivalent has just passed through the Knesset.

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