Government

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...
12. 09. 2012
The great thing about Cameron’s recent shuffle is that it removes any residual doubt about the status of his ‘Greenest Government Ever’ claim. This is a government that clearly cares as little as it can get away with on environmental issues – and that...
Government
07. 05. 2011
When the Coalition Government decided to get rid of the Sustainable Development Commission, I found it difficult to contain my anger. It was, quite simply, an act of ideological vandalism. Since then, I’ve been tracking the Government’s performance on all things relating to...
Government