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Dr David Toke is Reader in Energy Politics and Law at Aberdeen University and Director of 100percentrenewableuk. His latest book is Nuclear Power in Stagnation: a Cultural Approach to Failed Expansion.

Tories scupper green energy

David Toke says Tory opposition to onshore wind is just the tip of the iceberg in their failure on green energy 

Nuclear costs will swamp Labour’s green energy plans

Why Labour's green policies are fatally undermined by its 'nuclear first' stance, says Dave Toke

Green energy to reduce prices

Spiking natural gas exports prove that renewables, not gas, give us energy security, says David Toke

Pipeline challenge for German Greens

Dave Toke says German Greens face policy crunch in the new government

Government failure behind energy crisis

The only thing wrong with renewables is that we’ve not built nearly enough of them, says Dave Toke

Electric cars and heat pumps show way

Dave Toke explains how the energy transition will be much cheaper than the climate sceptics claim

Germany ahead on renewables

David Toke explains how nuclear run-downs in the UK and Germany are not stopping electricity being decarbonised 

Dubious conjuring tricks

Dave Toke wonders if the Government is putting up the cost of offshore wind to pay for Sizewell C

Grassroots versus big corporations power struggle

Dave Toke on the virtues of heat pumps over blue hydrogen

Johnson’s big U-turn on wind power – is it for real?

Dave Toke isn’t convinced

Government in fantasy land on climate crisis

Boris Johnson plans to slash energy efficiency spending to pay for small nuclear power and hydrogen, writes Dave Toke