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Strictly sidelined

Fiona Russell-Horne

So the Government thinks it's so important to get us all the invest in the energy efficiency of our homes that it is prepared to spend its own (well, taxpayers') money to promote it.

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Heat now, for tomorrow we freeze

Fiona Russell-Horne

"The greenest Government ever". Well, David Cameron. That was a big fat lie, wasn't it? Your Coalition government has as much chance of achieving that aim as I have of beating Usain Bolt in a 100 yard dash to the pub.

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Speaking of which…

Fiona Russell-Horne

Regular readers of this blog will know that my criteria for rating conference and after dinner speakers usually depends on their sporting prowess - particularly if they won a bit of bling for it - and, occasionally, their aesthetic qualities.

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Just say No. Or Yes.

Fiona Russell-Horne

Thanks to my paternal grandfather, I have some Scottish blood running through my veins so I've been taking some interest in the outcome of the Yes or No vote coming up on Thursday.

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From zero to, er, zero

Fiona Russell-Horne

The simple - or even cynical - thing to say is that your position on the Government's cancellation n of the zero carbon target depends on where your business interest i.e. - in selling energy efficiency products or in building houses as cost-effectively as possible.

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