The UK is not immune from the risks of energy rationing. An Energy Security Contingency Plan that deals with the threat of shortages and rising costs has to be a number one priority.
The potential for mass boycotts of energy bills forms part of a wider energy crisis. We could see millions unable to pay to heat their homes, energy rationing, and blackouts.
My guess is that she is too smart to allow the worst case scenario to happen. To do that, however, she is going to have to move swiftly from focusing on winning the confidence of Conservative MPs and party members to winning the confidence of the markets.
With the global population exploding and relative power of the west declining, we should reduce our dependence on the kindness of strangers.
The contrast between those blithe campaigns and this appalling landscape is unnerving, and raises profound questions about politicians and truth.
Khan is still relying on the baseload power the National Grid procures from reliable sources. It is the equivalent of championing veganism and yet privately starting each day with a full English.
The transition to clean energy is necessary, given continuing our reliance on fossil fuels would mean an insecure, unaffordable, and unsustainable energy system.
Removing barriers to green energy is vital because 80 per cent of the borough’s carbon emissions come from buildings.
When there is increasing demand for Britain to be more self-sufficient in food production, destroying prime agricultural land with such projects is senseless.
With the right policies to unlock investment, Drax can help make Britain a world-leader in this next-generation technology.
But the Labour Party chairman is “concerned that there doesn’t seem to be any plan to deal with the causes of the cost of living crisis”.
The Chancellor has been dealt a bad hand, but has played it as well as he could have hoped in yesterday’s statement.
Above all, to what extent will he present a clear plan and message? My starter for ten is “help hard-working people and go for more growth”.
From new housebuilding techniques to green manufacturing, the West Midlands is leading the way towards greater security.