With the global population exploding and relative power of the west declining, we should reduce our dependence on the kindness of strangers.
The Prime Minister asked for a “grown-up” approach to energy. Here are the policies required to deliver it.
Managing costs, appeasing consumers, and diversifying our energy supply are all crucial to ensuring the target can be met with voters’ consent.
We don’t need eight new nuclear power stations, Green MP says, we need onshore wind and home insulation.
The Government’s ‘Energy Security Strategy’ may well deliver long-term energy security. But it will do almost nothing for squeezed households right now.
Furthemore, the Government’s forthcoming strategy offers little prospect of lower bills any time soon.
He argues that the UK could expand offshore energy production, but on land as they “can create something of an eyesore”.
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 think a little less about the targets, and much more about what people can afford.
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.
Electricity generation policy must refocus on dispatchable low-emissions plant that can to deliver a secure and competitive system.
The second piece in a mini-series on climate change, COP26 and the environment on ConservativeHome this week.
The fourth of a series of pieces from Policy Exchange looking at specific issues that arise from the Brexit trade deal.