Blogs

21. 02. 2008
Helped launched the new Renewable Energy Route Map for the Welsh Assembly Government yesterday – out for consultation until May, and well worth a look. What grabs you immediately is the seriousness of intent – with an ambition to generate all the electricity Wales uses from...
Energy
12. 02. 2008
Politicians must be finding it harder and harder to work out in the wider sustainability agenda what still falls in the ‘loony’ category (as climate change once did) and what now falls in the ‘emerging and increasingly mainstream’ category – which they better get their heads...
08. 02. 2008
I vaguely remember being very rude about the Department for Transport at some stage last year, regarding their continuing failure to get really serious about walking and cycling. That was in the context of the Cycling England report showing that a £50 million investment in...
Transport
06. 02. 2008
I was recently invited to take part in The Independent's 'You ask the questions'. Here's the full list of responses I supplied, for those that are interested. Judging by your early writing, you used to be a real green radical. Have your beliefs mellowed over the years? Josh...
30. 01. 2008
I was trying to think the other day what it felt like to be 18 – back in 1968. A spate of 40-year on retrospectives covering the Paris riots and other events at that time have stimulated all sorts of dubious attempts on my part to re-capture the mood and the moments of that...
Consumption, Society