We might get the most optimal outcomes from the Independent Net Zero Review by extracting the best of it and focusing our efforts. Let’s prioritise those priorities.
And her government has decided that the best time to do all this is in the middle of the most serious energy crisis in decades.
The moral strictures of hard-line green activists are no foundation for a sensible energy policy.
We must do away with Ofgem and the National Grid’s role as electricity system operator and create a single, independent Strategic Energy Authority
British politicians are more than capable of committing blunders, but so too are their continental opposite numbers.
The worst outcome would be long-term contracts that turn out to be bad value, and which no one feels like they signed up to.
Interrupting other pipelines would cause havoc on the energy markets and prevent Europe heating itself this winter. They would be no different to German attacks on allied food convoys in the First and Second World Wars.
Policy Exchange proposes a Tiered Energy Relief Scheme: restructuring household energy bills for a six-month period, saving the average household up to £936, at a nationwide cost ceiling of £26.6 billion.
We shouldn’t assume that Tory common sense protects British conservatism. The fact is that rightwing PC — though in a different form to the US version — is making in-roads in this country too.
With the global population exploding and relative power of the west declining, we should reduce our dependence on the kindness of strangers.
Due to the legacy of strategic miscalculations under Angela Merkel, Germany is among those countries that would be worst affected by a Russian gas shutdown.
The European Union has wholly failed to coordinate a European economic strategy that minimises dependence on Russia.
The Prime Minister asked for a “grown-up” approach to energy. Here are the policies required to deliver it.
Grant Shapps adds that the Government is focussing on other energy sources such as nuclear power.
Jonathan Reynolds says “we should be making those plans” and criticises government “complacency”.