Articles containing the tag ‘air quality’

14 October 2015: green reasons for Britain to stay in the EU

If Britain votes to stay in the EU, we should then take the lead in strengthening EU climate and energy policy. This would deliver a society in which Europeans would be healthier, happier and richer.

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19 April 2016: EU membership delivers cleaner air

The air in London is cleaner than it was in the 1950s, the era of infamous smogs. But it is still not clean enough. Every year over nine thousand Londoners are killed by air pollution, primarily from road transport (see http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/nearly-9500-people-die-early-in-a-single-year-in-london-as-a-result-of-air-pollution-study-finds-10390729.html) . British politicians of all parties have failed to tackle this problem adequately, for […]

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19 November 2015: Well done Amber Rudd

UK climate and energy policy are not perfect, but are in significantly better shape this morning than they were yesterday morning

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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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Air quality plan in action. New electric buses for London.

New electric buses unveiled but the mayor’s air quality plan could
be improved.

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Climate hustings in Holborn and St Pancras

The candidates in Holborn and St Pancras discuss their parties’ policies on climate change and environmental issues.

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March blows air quality back onto the agenda

Tower Bridge in fog

This month air has become increasingly visible: literally and metaphorically. Suzanna Hinson considers what governments and the EU should do to deliver clean air.

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October 2015: Committee on Climate Change report on electricity scenarios

The Committee on Climate Change sensibly calls for an ‘all of the above’ approach to decarbonisation.

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The impact of Brexit on clean energy

What will be the impact of Brexit on clean energy in the UK? Answer: nobody knows, because nothing is remotely clear in British politics now. Who will be prime minister? Will there be an early general election? What will be the relationship between the UK and the remaining EU member-states? Will there even be a […]

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The UK and European energy co-operation post-Brexit

The UK should seek to remain part of the European Internal Energy Market (IEM). This would deliver economic benefits significantly greater than the cost of adherence to regulations and a membership fee.

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