Politics

17. 03. 2016
Even for a sympathetic observer from the UK, the politics of climate change in Australia is, to say the least, vexatious. But it’s now entering a more critical phase than ever before. The mismatch between the conclusions of the Paris Agreement in December last year and the...
Climate change, Politics
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
20. 02. 2016
So, a deal (of sorts) has been done, Cameron is claiming an historic victory, and the date for the Referendum is set: June 23rd. This is where the real work starts – especially for environmentalists who are only too aware of the fact that, as yet, the environment hasn...
Politics
23. 01. 2016
Here’s something telling: for the first time (as far as I can remember) the UK did not have a presence at the World Future Energy Summit. China, Japan, Germany, France, South Korea, Italy – all present and correct. But no trace of the UK. There’s both realism...
Politics
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