Educating Our ‘Green Generation’ – Preparing Them for the Years to Come
For a long time, we have dubbed our younger generations as disengaged, criticizing them for low turnouts at general elections and for showing a lack of interest in politics overall. With some young people voting for the very first time...
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Nuclear Energy Policy; European Prospects and the Case of the UK
Nuclear power remains a controversial issue in Brussels and across Europe despite the EU itself maintaining its impartiality through regulation: the Clean Energy Package for all Europeans (2018) includes the most recent binding target for renewable energies of 32% by 2030, but...
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International Women’s Day 2019: Addressing Imbalance in the Energy Sector
It’s no secret that the energy sector is perceived as male dominated and whilst those that have been in the industry a long time have achieved some amazing things and demonstrated real ambition with regards to climate change mitigation, the...
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Reflecting on the Spring Statement – Welcoming the Need for Change
After another Brexit heavy week in politics, the Spring Statement has been somewhat overshadowed amid further disagreements about our ties to the European Union. Amongst the growing uncertainty, Chancellor Philip Hammond had an opportunity to install real hope in the UK economy,...
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Balancing the system with Demand Side Reponse
We could all benefit from lower energy bills – a topic that regularly makes the headlines here in the UK. Yet, despite us being ever more aware of how lax electricity usage can lead to higher bills, I have no...
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Cleaning up Birmingham – Focusing on the Quality of Our Air
We all want to live in a safe and clean environment and yet so many European streets are polluted by an abundance of unwanted litter. Earlier this month, the Ecuity team committed to cleaning up the seemingly tidy streets of...
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Delivering improvements in local air quality

Air quality remains high on the political agenda as an issue that must be tackled in 2018. A series of court cases significantly raised the profile of this issue in the last couple of years and the associated increase in…

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Air quality – shifting the focus of the limelight

By Anna Livesey My last blog on this topic was in the midst of the pre-election interruption to policy announcements. The publication of the draft air quality plan was exempt from such interruption thanks to a high court ruling. But…

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