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Dr David Toke is Reader in Energy Politics and Law at Aberdeen University and Director of 100percentrenewableuk. His latest book, Low Carbon Politics, is published by Routledge.

Defeating the Tories

Dave Toke explains why Greens need a Progressive Alliance not a Lib-Dem-Green Alliance

Labour and energy nationalisation

David Toke explains why power should be given to local councils, not the pro-nuclear GMB

Labour’s nuclear power black hole

Renewables are safe and cheap – so why is Labour set to marginalise them? asks Dave Toke Labour's energy spokesperson, Rebecca Long-Bailey, having...

The problem with carbon taxes

David Toke asks whether carbon taxes or regulations are the answer to combating climate change With Gilets jaunes blocking French cities, initially sparked by a...

Giving away control

Crashing out of the EU will mean subservience to US capital with more than its chlorinated chicken says Dave Toke Now that it seems we’re...

Labour’s Green energy revolution

Dave Toke says Labour's green energy plans are the surest sign yet that they are heading for Government  Labour's low cost and practical proposals for...

Hothouse Earth

Dave Toke is not so rosy on Gove’s warming to sparkling wine prospects As the UK sweltered along with much of the rest of the...

How Labour can put the wind up the Tories

David Toke calls for more onshore windfarms Labour is well placed to embarrass the Tories by attacking the Government’s war on the onshore wind industry...

Greenwatch on Trump

Dave Toke on a climate change denier The election of Donald Trump probably means that, one way or another, the USA will pull out of the...

Dave Toke on Scotland’s green paradox

Dave Toke on diminishing returns from fiscal autonomy in CHARTIST 274   Last summer I told an energy conference in Aberdeen that discussions about how much...

Election 2015: A coalition option we don’t want

Crippling blow - Dave Toke explains why Miliband should firmly rule out a coalition with the Tories   As the election date nears and it looks...