Tagged with opinion

Have your say . . .

Have your say . . .

Silvia Zinetti was well known to many of us who were working in and around Brussels. Last year she moved to the US but has continued to work in the field of sustainable energy. She has written an excellent post about her first experience of the political scene in Washington, D.C.   Washington D.C. from … Continue reading

Quote of the week

Quote of the week

A week ago, Henry Paulson, a Republican, and former US Secretary of the Treasury wrote in the New York Times about his concerns about climate change. He said there were lessons to learn from the financial crisis of 2008, when he was secretary. There is one important part for you to reflect on: The nature … Continue reading

New considerations of shale gas

Nick Butler wrote an excellent blog in the Financial Times that brings some start messages.  He firmly believes that the shale “revolution” is real and not going away.  He warns the climate change lobby will have to adapt.  Is he right?  He certainly puts a good case forward for starting from a point of reality.  … Continue reading

Letter to the editor of The Independent

This is a very interesting letter to the editor of a major British newspaper published February 12th.  It was written by a friend of EiD, Bill Bordass, who has been part of a group battling with how the UK government is implementing the display of energy performance certificate.  Our red tape John Morgan . . … Continue reading

Quote of the week

Quote of the week

Now that the Energy Efficiency Directive has been agreed upon by the European Council, Parliament and Commission, the focus switches to implementation.  It is a moment to reflect on what the Nobel Prize winning behavioural economist, Daniel Kahneman said in his recent book, Thinking, Fast and Slow: “. . . policy is ultimately about people, … Continue reading