Blogs

14. 03. 2016
I feel duty bound to keep loyal readers of the blog completely up to date with the slowly unfolding Hinkley Point meltdown – spasm by agonising spasm. Three important updates: 1. Jean-Bernard Lévy throws a wobbly Jean-Bernard Lévy, CEO of EdF, has just...
Energy
14. 03. 2016
Predictably, the Referendum campaign so far has been much more about instinct than it has about reasoned debate. And that’s true in the environment space as much as anywhere else.  Which is why we can all welcome a really helpful new report from the Institute for...
Politics
06. 03. 2016
The wondrous world of palm oil is never far from my mind. After nearly two years of intensive engagement in seeking to reconcile conflicting views about the thorny issues surrounding deforestation, every new announcement from the front line in South East Asia instantly grabs my...
Sustainable Food
26. 02. 2016
I don’t feel good about this, but I can’t help despising most of the people involved in the Brexit campaign: Nigel Farage, Iain Duncan Smith, Norman Tebbit, Owen Paterson, George Galloway, Michael Gove, John Whittingdale, Chris Grayling, Liam Fox, Peter Lilley, John...
Society
25. 02. 2016
You seriously wouldn’t want to be a Director of EdF at the moment. The agenda for an average Board Meeting must be seriously gloomy on each and every occasion. Here’s how I imagine the key agenda items for their last meeting on 16th February – helpfully...
Energy