Visiting Molesey Lock

Last Friday, I visited Molesey lock. It serves a dual role, as an active waterway and a part of the wider system of flood management in the area. I toured the lock and was briefed by Andrew Pearce, Regional Manager and Matt Carter, Waterways Manager, Steve Bowlam, Molesey lock-keeper, and local volunteer, John Graham. With […]

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The Nuclear Option

I have long supported an expansion of nuclear power in the UK, as the most cost-efficient and environmentally sound way to cater for Britain’s future energy needs. It is also an area where Britain can develop a high-tech niche, both to broaden our economic base and support the revival of our domestic industry. On Friday, […]

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Lean and Green

On 14 May, the new Prime Minister pledged to cut CO2 emissions from government departments by 10% in 12 months. He also explained how: ‘Government department headquarters will … publish online in real time their energy use so that the public can hold ministers and civil servants to account for their carbon footprint’. The software […]

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