Energy

21. 04. 2017
I found myself laughing rather too enthusiastically at a couple of jokes on last week’s Now Show (on Radio 4) about Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. Laughing in the face of the apocalypse may be a sound psychological survival strategy – or have I just become complacent...
Energy, Politics, USA
11. 04. 2017
It’s quite something to find myself in a country where nuclear power is even more of a basket case than it is in the UK – and that of course is the United States of America. Not yet dead, but struggling to find a reason to go on living. And absolutely no mystery...
Energy
09. 03. 2017
There are so many reasons to be apprehensive about the Trump Presidency that it’s hard to know which ones really matter, and which are just part of his unremitting campaign to outrage people like me. But his approach to nuclear weapons is right up there as far as I’m...
Energy
20. 02. 2017
We hear a lot these days about how the oil and gas industry is winding down in the North Sea – and so it is. Which means that huge numbers of rigs, pipelines and other offshore facilities will need to be ‘decommissioned’ over the next ten years and beyond. At...
Energy
31. 01. 2017
It’s precisely this combination of factors that has made my involvement in the amazing Zayed Future Energy Prize (as a member of its Selection Committee from its inception) so utterly fascinating! The Prize celebrates everything that is good and exciting and planet-...
Energy