We need to think a little less about the targets, and much more about what people can afford.
Posts Tagged: hydrogen
Sanjoy Sen: Our current energy problems have been a long time in the making. It’s time for a rethink.
When the Chancellor has to sub you two hundred quid to keep the lights, some fresh ideas are needed.
It’s one of the largest sources of clean energy used today and will continue to play a critical role in providing affordable electricity.
Lumping more onto the UK’s tax burden – already at the highest sustained level seen in peacetime – cannot be the answer.
For the sake of our bills as well as our security interests, we need to double down on homegrown green energy instead.
At the heart of the Midlands Engine’s strategy is a desire to collaborate, particularly in sectors vital to the low carbon transition.
Sanjoy Sen: Scottish nationalists’ new hardline stance on oil has presented the Conservatives with something of an open goal
Backing traditional industries is very far from the electoral liability that strategists fear.
Our choice will be between the de-growth agenda of the left, or one of innovation, creativity and technological advance.
We must address the challenge of climate change and the role that business can play in making our economy more sustainable.
Opponents are fighting on different fronts – some arguing about whether to do anything while others arguing about who pays for what we do.
We’re also doing outstanding research into green hydrogen, whose production can become increasingly affordable.
Leading by example is all well and good. Impoverishing yourself in order to make a point, not so much.
David Green: Wealth extraction, not wealth creation. The Morrisons takeoever – and why government should be prepared to intervene.
A careful reading of Hayek and Adam Smith will confirm that neither was invariably opposed to state action.
Bob Blackman: Sizewell C is key to taking control of the UK’s energy production – and achieving Net Zero
The importance of having a reliable baseload of firm power remains essential to the energy mix.
The first piece in a mini-series on ConHome this week on Net Zero and climate change.