Blogs

24. 07. 2015
On David Attenborough’s 89th birthday this May, he somehow found himself in conversation with Barack Obama. And a rather strange conversation it was too, with the President of the United States somehow more in awe of David Attenborough than the other way round! For an old...
Sustainable Food
15. 07. 2015
Today sees the publication of the annual World Nuclear Industry Status Report. As a long-term and very engaged participant in the nuclear debate, I’ve absorbed each WNISR with careful attention – and huge admiration. The quality of the research and the level of...
Energy
14. 07. 2015
It gets weirder and weirder sitting here in the UK watching our Government systematically destroy the UK renewables industry, knowing that in almost every other country all the signals for the alternative renewables / efficiency / storage model are stronger than ever. Indeed,...
Climate change
13. 07. 2015
Things go from bad to worse on the renewable energy front. 1.  Even those who are accustomed to George Osborne’s hostility to the renewables industry were astonished by his announcement in the Budget on Wednesday that renewable energy would no longer be exempt from...
Energy
03. 07. 2015
Cracking discussion on Monday at a seminar organised by the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment UCL – ‘Practising Ethics in Built Environment Research’. Our topic was ‘Engaging with the Fossil Fuel Companies: Risks and Opportunities’. This was...
Built Environment