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"A ‘cold shoulder from Brussels’ could be just as damaging as the ‘beast from the east!" - Professor Michael Bradshaw comments on gas security

"With GB demand surging to over 400mcm a day, a loss of capacity from any source of flexible supply, due to technical problems or an inability to attract sufficient gas from European markets, can lead to a supply emergency such as we see at present." - Professor Michael Bradshaw of Warwick Business School comments on warnings of insufficient supply and rising prices for gas.

Fri 02 March 2018, 11:56 | Tags: WBS, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, energy

German ruling on diesel vehicles highlights challenges in addressing pollution, says says Dr Frederik Dahlmann

"The ruling highlights the continuing challenges of effectively addressing climate change and air pollution. It particularly shines the light on the competing interests between politicians at national and local levels as well as those of car manufacturers and users", says Dr Frederik Dahlmann.

Tue 27 February 2018, 14:17 | Tags: WBS

GKN's full year results less than "straightforward" - Professor John Colley

"GKN management’s actions seem to be following Melrose’s hostile bid plan. Indeed one wonders what GKN would have done without Melrose.", says Professor John Colley.

Tue 27 February 2018, 11:58 | Tags: WBS

Jeremy Corbyn pledges Labour support for a customs union after Brexit - Prof Nigel Driffield comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has committed the Opposition to supporting a customs union after Brexit. Nigel Driffield, Professor of International Business at Warwick Business School, explores the implications of this new policy position for UK business.

Mon 26 February 2018, 12:28 | Tags: WBS, Brexit, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science

Centrica announces a 17 per cent fall in profits - expert comment by Professor David Elmes

Centrica, the owner of British Gas, has reported a 17 per cent fall in profits and may cut 4,000 jobs in response, suggesting that Government plans for an energy price cap was one of the main reasons for the restructure. Professor David Elmes, Head of the Global Energy Research Network at Warwick Business School and a former Vice President for Schlumberger and Capgemini, comments.

Thu 22 February 2018, 13:50 | Tags: WBS, Expert comment, Current Affairs, Faculty of Social Science, energy

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