Plus: As of writing, I’ve had hardly any communications at all from constituents about the Coronavirus.
Posts Tagged: Energy
Our priorities were: tackling global climate change, solving Grand Challenges and making the UK the best place in the world to work and to grow a business.
Our survey. Over half of Party members give a thumbs-up to fracking – so dissenting from Johnson’s manifesto.
They don’t believe that the Government’s moratorium on it is justified by the evidence about safety.
Reshuffle 3) Chris White: It isn’t just Ministers who get fired. A third of SpAds are set to lose their jobs.
There will be some bruised personalities on the backbenches who will need careful managing over the next few months, and I hear that Spencer is already on the job.
To make the most of the policy’s potential, Government must pair it with a raft of other reforms.
Tony Lodge: Britain’s dirty emissions secret – carbon leakage. Here’s what it is and how to tackle it.
We must now consider targeting particular carbon intensive goods and power supplies which are imported and carry a large transport and transmission footprint.
The Rolls-Royce concept has the potential to plug a gap in the UK’s low-carbon power requirements.
Ted Christie-Miller: Forget net-zero – if China doesn’t step up on climate change, it’s all for nothing
If China reduced only its coal consumption by half, that would be the equivalent of the whole European Union, including the UK, going carbon neutral.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Garvan Walshe: How the majority needed to deliver Brexit will thwart the reform needed to make a success of it
A new Conservative Government will need to transform the economy. It remains to be seen whether this be done with a majority based on northern, post-industrial Britain.
Ministers could eventually argue that in their view science suggests that fracking can be be done safely.
Phoebe Griffith: To end austerity finally, Johnson needs more than a quick splash of populist spending
The third piece in our series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
Can we honestly say that a house with damp is acceptable? Or a home with poor insulation, when it costs an extra £650 per year to heat?
The Neoliberal Manifesto, a joint project between the Adam Smith Institute and 1828, champions an approach based on freedom, markets and choice.
Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.