Welcome to Climate Answers

Climate change is the most serious issue ever to have faced humanity. Rightly, it is now high on the public, political, media and business agendas. However, too much of the discussion is still about what we should not be doing or what we should be against. There is not enough discussion or information on solutions – what we can and should do to minimise dangerous climate change, and what should be done to make us not only safer and more secure, but also richer and happier.

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17 September 2014: For climate protection, money is more important than targets.

In my new CER paper I argue that international climate negotiations should focus on money not targets. So the G20 is a better forum than the UN is.

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Could Donald Tusk use EU top job for anti-climate agenda?

Polish prime minister Donald Tusk is tipped to chair the European Council (Pic: Boston9)

My article for the Responding to Climate Change website in which I argue that Polish prime minister Tusk would not be a bad choice as president of the European Council – despite his pro-coal position.

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26 August 2014: Let’s start a European tidal lagoon industry

Energy Post has now published my article on why and how the EU should start to use its tidal resources for energy. This would have major climate, energy security and economic benefits.

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21 August 2014: Turning up the heat on the ‘big six’

My response to a speech by Shadow Energy and Climate Change Caroline Flint, published by Progress Online

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15 August 2014: 20 questions

Twenty answers about what motivates me, which I gave to Blue and Green Tomorrow

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12 August 2014: Climate policy is worth a speech

You can read my article here for the Fabian Society on a speech by the Shadow Environment Secretary, Maria Eagle, about climate change.

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6 August 2014: Brussels is needed to clean up Britain’s air

This is my article in the August edition of the ENDS magazine.

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7 July 2014: Time for the Labour Party to lead on clean air

You can read here my article for the Fabian Society on what Labour should say – and do – on clean air, at the European and local level.

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26 June 2014: Cameron and Juncker

You can read here my Sunday Express article on David Cameron’s attempt to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming President of the European Commission.

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My Ecologist article on nuclear power

The Ecologist, an anti-nuclear magazine, has published my article defending nuclear power.

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