Tag Archives: Ed Davey

Cameron must not cave in to UKIP pressure at the EU climate change summit

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The argument put forward by Tory and UKIP dinosaurs is fundamentally flawed.

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Coalition policy on fossil fuels is a shambles

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Whether by accident or design, the government has drastically improved the economics of keeping our outdated coal fleet open.

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Why Labour’s new pledge on cleaning up export finance matters

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Chuka Ummuna’s statement last night puts pressure on the coalition to stop taxpayers’ money being used to fund fossil-fuel energy, writes Joss Garman.

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Why the government is resorting to increasingly desperate measures on fracking

People are right to still be concerned about fracking.

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Londoners shouldn’t be left out in the cold – Davey and Boris need to act

London Mayor Boris Johnson and energy secretary Ed Davey must do more to ensure Londoners aren’t left out in the cold by rocketing energy bills.

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Davey slaps down Hayes, telling MPs “I’m in charge” of energy policy

Energy secretary Ed Davey insisted he was “in charge” of coalition energy policy last night., following the row with energy minister John Hayes.

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Enough is enough: Can the government go just one day without looking incompetent?

Today, it was DECC’s turn to look like DOSAC with the Secretary of State slapping down his junior minister over wind farms.

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Ed Davey’s power station numbers don’t add up

The risk remains that the UK’s efforts on climate change could still be sabotaged by too much fossil fuel burning, and not enough renewable energy.

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Have the Lib Dems already caved on a 2030 decarbonisation target?

Following Ed Davey’s op ed today in Politics Home, Will Straw looks at whether the Liberal Democrats have already caved on a 2030 decarbonisation target.

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KPMG abandons anti-wind pro-gas energy report

Alex Hern reports on the quiet failure by KPMG to release a report which, they claim, makes the case for gas power over wind turbines.

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