Welcome back USA we’ve missed you

I was in Washington DC last week and the sense of excitement amongst the environmental community is palpable – not only does the country have an iconic new leader but he has put climate change and energy at the top of his agenda. The optimism this has created is...

To sell or not to sell…

We had an interesting meeting with steel manufacturers Corus today. They are one of the biggest UK companies participating in the EU trading scheme and appear to have a very comfortable surplus of permits (in the UK at least*) compared to recent emissions levels, even...

Frogs in boiling water

This week involved a trip to Brussels to take part in a stake holder event focused on the question of what kind of international agreement should follow on from Kyoto. Part of the day involved an update on the science which was, as ever, quite depressing. Everything...

Progress

This week we had some good news – our very first fundraising application was successful. This means we now have the resources to take set up an office. Until now we have been a working from home and in places we like with free wi-fi ( I’d recommend the Regent pub on...