Articles containing the tag ‘transport’

6 January 2011: €8 billion available for energy efficiency in Europe

EU governments are failing to use money available for improving the energy efficiency of homes – using it to build new roads instead. The EU budget discussion must focus on re-prioritising, not on the total size of the budget.

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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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9 April 2012: The EU Budget

The Centre for European Reform has now published a short paper by John Peet, who is Europe editor of the Economist, and me on the EU Budget.

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Carbon Capture and Storage – time for the UK to get back on track

In November 2015, the UK government axed its £1billion carbon capture and storage (CCS) competition. The move was met with dismay from industry, green groups and politicians, many of whom had been deeply involved in the project. The government’s reason for its u-turn was fears over costs. However, CCS is affordable and a necessary investment, […]

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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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The Hydrogen Economy

Hydrogen gas is increasingly discussed as the “fuel for the future” but what are the opportunities and challenges.

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