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”.
This list of allies and partners includes Australia, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Oman, Qatar and Singapore.
The Russian invasion in Ukraine is not a reason to give up on it. Rather, it is a reason to redouble efforts to get there as quickly as possible.
The third in a series of articles on how the Chancellor should approach the upcoming Spring Statement.
We need to signal that measures which would amount to war, such as a no-fly zone, should now be under consideration.
Our troubles will be compounded by Ministers’ import promotion policies, most pronounced in the Business, Energy and Agriculture departments.
Geopolitical risks create uncertainty in energy markets as reliability is questioned, pushing up prices and creating resistance to climate change goals.
Is the British public remotedly prepared for possible cyber attacks aimed at our national infrastructure?
We aren’t sitting on an invisible shale gas store that we can turn the taps on for at a moment’s notice.
We need to think a little less about the targets, and much more about what people can afford.