Blogs

24. 04. 2017
So, Theresa May has gone and done what any average, self-serving opportunistic politician would have done in a similar set of circumstances: forget ‘national interest’ and seize the moment to hammer an already divided and enfeebled Opposition. Who’s surprised...
Politics
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
01. 03. 2017
Eighteen months ago, leaders of nearly 200 nations meeting at the United Nations agreed a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to guide their governments – and people everywhere – for the next 15 years. If these 17 goals can be achieved by 2030, the world will...