Alex Meredith

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After all the talk of energy shortages and black-outs over the past week, I thought it’s time to take a more positive look at the energy policy horizon.  I’ve picked out a couple of highlights that might help us keep the faith through the long nights huddled around candles rubbing flints together: i) London Array – the world’s biggest offshore wind farm – was officially opened today by David Cameron.  It’s only… Read More

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, the Senate rejected a simple measure to make gun ownership a little bit more difficult. It is hard to understand either vote – both proposals made sense by every logical measure.  They also attracted support from a broad cross-section of the… Read More