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CORE VIEWS OF ENERGY POLITICS

Documenting the positions of key global players.

A quick look at views of energy round the world and in the UK. The UK tends to a very parochial position which views the global context in the simplest terms.
The story of Renewables is especially misunderstood. No country can be self sufficient on its own renewables because of the weather dependence of the systems. Renewables need full negotiation and agreement on a continental scale with cost sharing between all. A couple of subsidised windmills on your estate is a dumb contribution.



Global planning is needed for 21st century energy.
Economist goes for fiscal solutions to energy problems.
More technical advice. Coloured by current opinion.
Short summary of deeply held ideas. They demanded the Energy Portfolio as part of the Coalition.
The US seeks to control nuclear power round the world. Unlikely.