Alex Meredith

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What has happened to progressive ideas on energy policy?  Politicians seem to be locked in a rhetorical battle to go further and further backwards. There’s talk of a windfall tax which we tried in the noughties; some want a pool which we ditched in the nineties; and some want direct price manipulation which was the fashion of the seventies.  Nationalisation is a word that keeps getting cheers on Question Time.  The debate… Read More

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? On the day that most of London was snowed in with the heating on full blast, there was a major shock as a large carbon auction being run by the German government on the new EU platform failed for the first… Read More