Energy: not so good and not so bad news

It was never going to be the case that the media was going to plough through a 64-page technical report on shale gas reserves, produced by the British Geological Survey (BGS). Nor were the media ever going to reproduce the cautious phrasing of the report, and convey...

EU politics: budget resolutions

The long-running saga of the EU’s multi-annual budget seems unexpectedly to be coming to a close, the European Parliament, which had threatened to block any deal, having been described as backing down.Nothing is for nothing in EU politics, though, and there has...

Media: do they read their own copy?

Yet, inside the pages of the very same newspaper, we have Stephen Glover writing under the headline: “State spending is not being cut”. But, being a loyal (and remunerated) Mail writer, he doesn’t mention his own newspaper’s front page....

Energy: Obama supports mini-nukes

Tucked away in President Obama’s unfortunately named Climate Action Plan (CAP) is a commitment to investment in a range of energy technologies, from advanced biofuels and emerging nuclear technologies – including small modular reactors.We seem to have been...

EU regulation: Codex is the top table – Part III

EU regulation: Codex is the top table – Part III Richard North, 27/06/2013    Follow @eureferendum For a blogger to complain about the lack of coverage in the legacy media on a pet subject is an easy shot. Newspapers and the broadcast media can’t cover...

Defence: inappropriate language

One can understand if not sympathise with former senior military personnel expressing concern over the recent judgement on Snatch Land Rovers and other matters. This was the one that allowed families of soldiers killed in Iraq to pursue damages against the government...

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