2nd October 2014
2015 will be a pivotal year for energy policy with a General Election in which Labour is set to promise a 20 month freeze of domestic energy prices and the replacement of Ofgem by a more powerful regulator, while the Competition and Markets Authority should complete its investigation of the energy supply market. Electricity Market Reform is now enacted, but substantial uncertainties remain about almost all aspects of its implementation. This lecture will analyse the options open to the new...
22nd May 2014
Slidepack for the FLAME 2014 conference May 22nd 2014. AGENDA Europe’s assumed future in the 2000’s 2020 – 20 – 20 and the Internal Energy Market The new global context Dirty Europe and the dash-for-coal Uncompetitive Europe Insecurity and the Russian threat What next?
18th February 2014
Slides from a presentation at The UBS Smith in the City event 2014. AGENDA Defining natural capital The policy objective Natural capital assets and national income accounts Capital maintenance Capital enhancement Policy instruments What is to be done?
22nd January 2014
Presentation as part of the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment's Series on Natural Capital. Listen HERE.
23rd October 2013
The European energy and climate narrative - what the leaders believed back in 2005-07 The transformation of US and global energy markets The geopolitical implications - for the US, for China, for Russia The alarming implications for Europe - less security, higher carbon consumption and less affordability and competitiveness The options now - what is to be done?
31st May 2013
UK Energy Poiicy Day •What are the objectives of UK climate policy? •What is the global context? •What is the European context? •What is the rationale for the current renewables choice? •Is EMR a good answer? •Will the Green Deal work? •How could the objectives be better met?
29th May 2013
Outline: •The assumptions behind European energy and climate policy •The global fossil fuel transformation •The carbon crunch – 400ppm and beyond •What next for Europe? Policy implications – where?
15th January 2013
Presentation at the IPPR on Tuesday 15th January chaired by Will Straw with Baroness Worthington as discussant.
11th October 2012
Presentation to the Economic and Social Research Institute, Dublin, Wednesday October 9th 2012. Chaired by Prof John Fitzgerald.
4th October 2012
Presentation at the Bruegel Energy and Climate Exchange in Brussels October 4th 2012
|The price of oil|
|Beesley Lecture: Energy Policy Post 2015 - where do we go from here?|
|What future for vertically integrated energy companies?|
|The Return of the CEGB - Britain’s central buyer model|
|Ukraine, Europe and Energy|