Blogs

21. 05. 2015
The air is still thick with the poignant wisps of personal political failure – after one of the most extraordinary General Elections of the modern era. Failure of that kind is all the more cruel when it is entirely unexpected, and although many Lib Dem MPs knew that there...
02. 05. 2015
Caroline Lucas and Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader, did a really good job in their interviews with Russell Brand. The only thing I was disappointed by was that they weren’t able to make a stronger case (to a man who makes a big deal of his fight against the super-rich...
Politics
27. 04. 2015
My good friend Walt Patterson has just written (and self-published) a new book. I really enjoyed it – and happily endorsed it: “This is a wonderful, provocative and enlightening book. After more than 50 years working in the ‘energy economy’, Walt...
Energy
25. 04. 2015
I’m down in Brighton this weekend to support the campaign of Caroline Lucas. To state the obvious, if Caroline is not re-elected in Brighton Pavilion, it would be a significant blow to the Green Party as a whole: there are few individual politicians of similar stature and...
Politics
24. 04. 2015
I was in Cambridge last night, with the Cambridge Young Greens, to support Rupert Read, the Green Party’s candidate in Cambridge. Given the coverage in the Independent yesterday, I ended up defending the Green Party against the full-on attack by eminent climate scientist (...
Politics