Tag Archives: energy security


I have just finished reading the book ‘Denied’ by Richard Black, the director of the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) and ex-BBC environment editor. It is well written and easy to read. He claims to demolish the climate “contrarian” … Continue reading

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UK ECC committee – IPCC 5th Assessment Review

My hastily written submission to the committee  has just been published !  It was actually submitted a couple of days after the deadline so I am rather pleased it got accepted. My aim was to keep it short, avoid polemics, … Continue reading

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Why wind threatens energy security

The IEA defines energy security as:“Energy security refers to the uninterrupted availability of energy sources at an affordable price.” Energy security then must ensure that at every instant generating capacity meets demand, otherwise we have blackouts. Moving from fossil fuels … Continue reading

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