Fraud, Freedom and Fossil Fuels: Azerbaijan’s Elections

Fraud, Freedom and Fossil Fuels: Azerbaijan’s Elections

The fittings of Committee Room 6 at the House of Commons – thick carpet, green leather chairs, portrait of 18th century Prime Minister William Pitt and view over the Thames – suggest a solemn and sedate atmosphere. But last Thursday the debate raged furiously, back and forth. Mainly between Murad Gussanly, UK representative of the...
Platform vs the oil and gas lobby in Parliament over fossil fuel subsidies

Platform vs the oil and gas lobby in Parliament over fossil fuel subsidies

Yesterday we were invited by the Parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) to come in and give evidence as part of their inquiry into the nature of energy subsidies in the UK. We’d already made a written submission, but it was great to go in and put our points across in person. Great, and a little...