Monthly Archives: September 2017

Cost and value

I was interested to see this week the seemingly ubiquitous Sir James Dyson announcing that his company is developing a novel electric car (Dyson to make electric cars from 2020). Since a prototype does not yet exist, this is a … Continue reading

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Working together

I make no apologies for talking about the thorny issue of climate change yet again. There’s a good reason why: after a decade or more of unwillingness to listen to criticism of the IPCC story on climate change, this week … Continue reading

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Rush to judgement

This is proving to be a pretty bad season for Atlantic hurricanes, after several years in which few intense ones made landfall. Hurricane Harvey, which started in late August, was the first major hurricane to hit the United States mainland … Continue reading

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Debunking claims about renewable energy costs

Letter in the Times, 13 September Sir, The claim that the Hornsea Two wind farm “will cut the cost of green energy” (report, Sep 12) is factually correct but nonetheless misleading. Generation costs have undeniably come down but the real … Continue reading

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