Government

04. 08. 2016
On Friday last week, within a few hours of Greg Clark (Secretary of State at the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) announcing that the UK Government would be reviewing the whole Hinkley Point situation, the Times came out with a thoroughly damning...
China, Energy, Government
15. 03. 2016
Bit by bit, the true authoritarianism of this Government is revealing itself. Way back in 2011, in what now feels like the good old days, myself and Bethan Harris (a colleague in Forum for the Future) did some serious research into what we described as ‘the creeping...
Government, Society
05. 11. 2014
It becomes more and more mystifying why the passage of the Infrastructure Bill has attracted near zero coverage. It has already had around 10 days being debated in the House of Lords, and there’s still a long way to go, but only campaigning journalists like George Monbiot...
Government
08. 05. 2014
Imagine the scene amongst the eager and idealistic employees of Stakeholder Forum. SF boss:      “Ok guys, exactly what do we have to do to get people focussed on this governance stuff? Nobody seems remotely interested.           DON...
Government
25. 02. 2014
I’m not quite sure when academics and activists first identified “The Green Economy” as a “coming priority” – at least 25 years ago, I suspect, in the run up to the Earth Summit in 1992. Since then, the Green Economy has come and gone, as a...