We’re also doing outstanding research into green hydrogen, whose production can become increasingly affordable.
Posts Tagged: Energy
Here’s how we combine climate action and nature regeneration with fairness and levelling up.
Benedict McAleenan: No, Greta, we don’t need Absolute Zero. We need Net Zero – with its negative emissions.
A recent report launching a new coalition explains why we need new technologies that will deliver these at scale.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.
Adrian Lee: Nord Stream 2. How Russia could turn off half Germany’s gas supply – and so threaten our collective security.
It may gradually slide down the road to a more neutralist position in the years ahead – to paraphrase William Hague “In NATO, but not run by NATO.”
It won’t be sufficient to cover the costs just for the lowest income voters – most voters will need environmentally sustainable options to be heavily subsided.
Clive Moffatt: The Government should come clean – and explain that reaching the net zero target by 2050 may not be possible
It is about to embark on an ambitious plan for net zero carbon emissions when we can least afford it. There may be a more affordable option.
As the Government ushers us towards net zero, it had better be sure of the science. Unless it’s willing to risk a British equivalent of the Gilets Jaunes.
Moving the legacy costs of renewable energy subsidies off electricity bills will make heat pumps up to £200 a year cheaper to run,
Mark Bridgeman: If Ministers really want to build back greener, they need a scheme to help homes that works
The Green Home Grant Scheme wasn’t ambitious enough – and their willingness to give up on it speaks volumes.
Gavin Rice: The Conservative campaign in Hartlepool kicks off today. But will Johnson deliver for his new working class voters?
The calling-in of a planning application to open a coalmine at Whitehaven suggests prioritising green optics over Northern livelihoods.
We want surplus land used to generate energy from biodigesters, sunlight, water, wind, or even hydrogen, that could be sold directly to local people.
Adam Afriyie: Self-interest will drive up EV use and drive down pollution if charge points are available
Conservatives must incentivise their uptake and to let people know that they can choose to save themselves a small fortune on traditional vehicle costs.
Re-shoring energy production and re-opening quarries and mines can offer national prosperity, strategic security, and meaningful work.
Ted Christie-Miller: Everything must change if Britain is to hit its Net Zero target. How are we going to manage it?
If politicians are going to take voters with them, we need to be honest about the trade offs and develop policies to help those who stand to lose out.