Author Archives: rogeroffice

Trump and climate change

BBC Radio 4 World At One on Donald Trump and climate change – 13 minutes in Advertisements

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Road-map to the EU’s bio-paradise

On Thursday morning in Brussels, I attended a breakfast briefing on the Commission’s plans for “A bio-economy for Europe”.  It was billed as follows: “In 2012, the European Commission adopted the strategy ‘Innovating for Sustainable Growth: A Bioeconomy for Europe’ … Continue reading

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EU energy rules: Cat’s cradle or dog’s dinner?

Earlier this week I attended a dinner-debate in Brussels on the EU’s proposals for energy efficiency targets.  The plans are marked (like most EU plans) by overwhelming complexity, and several speakers made a good case that the proposals would have far … Continue reading

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Election debate 2017

Click here to see me taking part in the the Election 2017 debate for the East Midlands on BBC TV  

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Enemies of the Farmer?

  Discussing the black grass problem with Lincolnshire farmers “Friends of the Earth” are at it again.  This time they’re warning farmers of the dreadful loss of income after Brexit, when they get no more CAP funding. “Lincolnshire farmers could … Continue reading

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Can we do more than light candles?

The vigil in Manchester last night was undeniably moving.  The assurances that we will stand together, we will not let terrorism win, love is stronger than hate, and so on, were resonant.  And yet … and yet … that is … Continue reading

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Energy policy speech

Speaking on energy policy and the vital importance of UKIP post-Brexit referendum in George Street, Westminster. The first part of the speech is above and continues below:  

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