More than £28bn: Chronic Political Failure in Tragic Times.

Now that the dust has settled after the Labour Party junked its commitment (on 8th February) to £28bn a year of new investment in the UK’s green economy, it’s worth reflecting on…


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EDF: A Total Basket Case, Weighed Down By Its £50 Billion Nuclear Turkey At Hinkley Point.

EdF’s bosses must be thanking their lucky stars that President Macron decided to take complete control of EdF back in 2022. Otherwise, its latest announcements about further…


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UK’S NUCLEAR OBSESSIONS KILL OFF ITS NET ZERO STRATEGY

After 14 years of Tory mismanagement, the UK finds itself bereft of an energy strategy. This was finally confirmed in the release last week of the Government’s new Nuclear…


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Supporting Just Stop Oil

Just Stop Oil’s Slow Marching campaign recommenced on Sunday 29th October. I shall be supporting them financially, and have agreed to speak out on their behalf, and to advocate…


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IT’S NOT EASY BEING DRAX!

On April 21st, the first day of Extinction Rebellion’s ‘The Big One’, I just happened to be listening in to an ‘open mic’ session when a young man came to the microphone and…


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ROSEBANK: THIS LYING GOVERNMENT’S WORST DECISION

The health of a nation's democracy depends on the trust we have in our elected representatives. For many politicians, lying is now the default position, and this Government is…


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Germany’s Nuclear Nous versus the UK’s Nuclear Nutters

I’m celebrating today – for the simple reason that Germany closed down its three remaining nuclear reactors on Saturday 15th April. I’ve followed the nuclear debate in Germany…


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Hyping Hydrogen: the Fossil Fuel Industry’s Final Scam

There was nothing in the recent TV series (‘Big Oil v the World’ – highlighting the fossil fuel industry’s role in delaying action on climate change) that I didn’t already know.…


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Sizewell C: Just the Latest Nuclear Scam

Whatever chaos unfolds between today (Thursday) and tomorrow, Boris Johnson is apparently still planning to confirm his Government’s commitment to a new nuclear power station at…


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Prospects for Energy Security Marred by Nuclear Fantasies

This is absolutely the right time for a new Energy Strategy. Unfortunately, we’ve got absolutely the wrong politicians in charge of it. The combination of Boris Johnson and Rishi…


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