A climate of political change for 2021?

The recent political mood music around action on climate change gives some cause for optimism in what otherwise has been a grim year. Joe Biden’s election as US President — lawsuits permitting — was greeted by a collective sigh of relief in environmental circles and restores to the White House a recognition that there is […]

Roaring into 2021 with the energy policies that matter

For many, 2020 has been the worst year in living memory. But, amidst the doom and gloom, there have been positive news stories relating to energy and the environment. Most of us saw the viral images of the unusually clear canals in Venice earlier this summer. The sight of fish and swans returning to the […]

New public attitude tracker shows that only 2% of the UK opposes renewable energy

Whenever the British Government is considering making or amending any energy or environmental policy, the response of the public is always considered. The Government tracks the nation’s changing attitudes towards energy infrastructure closely, with quarterly surveys led by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). These ‘Wave’ trackers directly inform the decisions taken […]