Energy Policy After Brexit

How has policy changed since Brexit? A recent report from UK in a Changing Europe brings together experts in their respective fields to investigate how policy and policymaking have changed in a range of sectors. As part of the report, ‘Doing things differently? Policy after Brexit’, Jim Watson and Paul Drummond from the UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources were asked to consider how changes to energy policy compare to what was promised before Brexit, and to discuss what further changes lie ahead. Their chapter is republished with permission from UK in a Changing Europe.  Continue reading Energy Policy After Brexit

The costs and benefits of EU energy and climate policy

Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Change Policy at UCL, examines claims that EU energy regulation increases the costs of UK energy bills and argues that many benefits are often overlooked. With a speech today by Amber Rudd, the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, energy issues have exploded into the Brexit debate. Not before time. An article by Conservative MP … Continue reading The costs and benefits of EU energy and climate policy