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Should the UK Government withdraw from the Energy Charter Treaty? Expert comment.

The Energy Charter Treaty has been labelled “the biggest threat” to the Paris Agreement. Dr Tom Pettinger of PAIS explains why, in his view, the UK should withdraw from the ECT and seek a less destructive multilateral energy competition agreement based around a green energy transition.


Energy Day at COP26: Expert comment

The fourth day of COP26 is Energy Day and University of Warwick researchers are putting forward their views on the issues and challenges in combatting climate change through our energy use.

Thu 04 Nov 2021, 08:55 | Tags: Politics, Research, Politics and International Studies, COP26, energy

UK to achieve "net zero" greenhouse gases by 2050 - expert comment

Dr Caroline Kuzemko, Assistant Professor in International Political Economy at the University of Warwick, comments on the Prime Minister’s pledge to commit the UK to "net zero" greenhouse gases by 2050.


UK National Grid withdraws its warning - but are gas supplies secure? Expert comment.

"For the moment, National Grid has withdrawn its Gas Deficit warning, but this winter’s events serve to show just how fragile the UK’s gas security can be when demand soars or key infrastructure fails" - Professor Michael Bradshaw returns to the issue of gas security.


"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 Mar 2018, 11:56 | Tags: WBS, Expert comment, Faculty of Social Science, energy

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