Category Archives: Policymaking

National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios 2016

In the autumn, the Scientific Alliance published two very important papers on the most recent National Grid FES study. Dr Capell Aris and Colin Gibson, both highly respected engineers with many years of experience at senior level in the electricity … Continue reading

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American exceptionalism

The United States is an exceptional country in so many ways, as visitors can attest. For Brits, a common language at first masks the vast cultural divide between the Old and New Worlds. Americans themselves though are keenly aware of … Continue reading

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Rational Policymaking

Governments are elected for a whole variety of reasons, but a key one is that we hope they will spend taxpayers’ money wisely. Bill Clinton’s famous phrase – “it’s the economy, stupid” – really sums up politics in a nutshell. … Continue reading

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