Alex Meredith

When cap-and-trade was introduced as the primary policy tool to drive emission reductions in Europe in 2005, it marked something of a policy revolution. From the ancien regime of command-and-control regulation...

Polling shows that the US public is becoming more concerned about climate change and more inclined to support measures that prevent it.    A recent study by Duke university shows that support...

£1bn Says DECC Understands Need to Address Power Demand The Independent has reported that the government is planning to put up £1bn to improve the UK’s energy efficiency.  The news comes...

We have outgrown our little flat in London so it’s time to move out.  Some things we will miss, others less so….. Along with the logistical headache of living in a...

Huhne’s Long Shadow There is never a good day for a former Cabinet minister to admit perverting the course of justice.  However for the department he once led and the green...

Connecting communities to their local renewable power supply seems to me to be one of the best ways to achieve a popular green revolution. Bottom-up action is always the most effective...

Pacific Rim Countries Can Diffuse Carbon Bomb In a troubling report this week commissioned by Greenpeace, Ecofys has identified 14 fossil fuel projects that could add 20% to the world’s carbon...

We are only three weeks into 2013 and there is already a feeling of a revolution in the world of climate policy. Led by a courageous and unexpected inauguration speech by...

Airlines Fleece Passengers for Non-Existent Carbon Payments Last year the EU Commission headed off a major trade dispute by delaying the inclusion of some flights in the European Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)....

White Out in Carbon Market as Auction Fails Could the 18th January be the day that national governments and legislators were finally jolted into action to rescue the EU carbon market?...