The Government’s combination of pro-shale rhetoric and highly restrictive regulation could almost be calculated to please nobody.
Posts Tagged: Energy
Running a unique waste to fuel facility, powered by solar energy, we are able to treat all of our municipal waste locally, creating a useful fuel for industry.
When we account for how much energy we use at home, British families are not facing ever-rising bills for gas and electricity.
The school strikers have a point, and we ought to listen – not least because we have a great story to tell about what Conservative governments have done.
It is hard to see a Democrat who opposes the legislation courting the Left of the party and winning the Presidential nomination.
Rachel Wolf: On policy, it’s not the Independent Group that’s driven to the margins. It’s the Conservative Right.
The new group’s platform is not very inspiring. But its biggest problem is it they won’t be very different from the Conservatives’.
Ofgem should introduce a new ‘low-carbon gas obligation’ in the next price control framework from April 2021. This would enable the UK to decarbonise its heating sectorat the lowest possible cost.
The national network of large, infrastructure intensive projects has stalled, but there is an alternative.
It’s not hard to find reasons to be frustrated with the Government, but we are still delivering for the British people.
Other countries manage to do this far better than we do; it is not right that Britain should fall behind on such a simple act.
Laura Sandys: We should support the Heineken of decarbonisation – Carbon Capture reaches parts that other technologies can’t reach.
Britain has a proud environmental record. Here is another opportunity to lead the world.
Mark Stockwell: The plastics ban. It may go down well at middle-class dinner parties. But it won’t tackle the real environmental issues.
The Government should resist Defra’s enthusiasm for bans and emphasise public education, plus the enforcement of existing anti-littering laws, instead.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP sets out plans on tax, housing deficits and debt to help achieve inter-generational justice.
We have the technology. Being a world leader in carbon capture and storage attractive can make us a destination for inward investment in clean energy.
Rebecca Lowe: Nationalisation. Ask not only: would the state do it better? But also – should it be involved at all?
It was darkly funny to see Labour MPs claiming that nationalisation could fix signals failures when track infrastructure is owned and controlled by the state.