The Rationale for Green Policies

It seems that many people are blaming green policies for high energy costs and all our present economic woes. Green policies seem to be a convenient scapegoat. However there are good reasons why green policies should be continued, but I write those words on the basis that not all policies that pretend to be “green” are in fact useful or helpful for environmental protection. Continue reading

Mirror mirror on the wall, who’s the greenest of them all?

The competition seems to be underway for the greenest politicians. It is a bit like a beauty contest and there are plenty of competitors from all over the world. I think I shall try to be the magic mirror and review the contestants. Continue reading

I shall not anticipate a green budget

On 22nd April the Government of the United Kingdom will announce their budget for the forthcoming year. This is when the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Darling, will announce how much money the Government will expect to receive from taxation, and how much money it expects to spend. Continue reading