Alex Meredith

As the Energy Bill  hots up this week, it is essential that the government keeps its head and resists calls for a new target of 50gCO2/kWh by 2030.  Here’s how I...

It was no lesser authority than Kenny Rogers who revealed in his 1978 country classic that ‘Every gambler knows; the secret to surviving is knowing what to throw away and knowing...

There is a whisper circulating around Westminster that Nick Clegg wants an opportunity to replace Danny Alexander with Ed Davey in the ‘quad’ that settles key coalition policy.   If it happens...

You don’t need to buy The Daily Mail to get hold of the priceless banter on its opinion pages;  it shouts abuse at you across the newsagent; it bellows out bile...

Here’s a recipe for a May bank holiday treat you won’t find on Masterchef: 1.  Take one converted barn, add a clutch of angelic children, and a sprinkle of doting grandparents....

Congratulations to Tidal Energy & Eco2! £1.6M funding provision for Wales’ first full-scale tidal energy generator http://t.co/O0I6znbHDP (https://twitter.com/TidalEnergyLtd/status/329569885644529666) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download

There is a radical idea doing the rounds. So radical in fact that in years gone by, earlier forms of the idea have brought down governments, destroyed political parties, even brought...

It has been a tough week for democrats. In Europe, the European Parliament rejected a simple measure to help support the European Union Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). In the US,...

David Cameron’s visit to Glasgow recently was important for two reasons: (i) an old Etonian has not been seen in Scotland outside grouse season since Wee Willy Wales went to St...

BBC political editor Nick Robinson characteristically signed off his report on the death of Margaret Thatcher today by trying to sum up the Iron Lady with one word. I, perhaps simplistically,...