Senior Research Fellow, Energy and Environment
Ed Birkett is a Senior Research Fellow in the Energy and Environment Unit. Ed joined Policy Exchange in 2020 after spending a year at Harvard as a Kennedy Scholar. For the last five years, he has worked in the UK energy sector, most recently as a developer of large-scale solar and energy storage projects.
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by Ed Birkett | Jul 22, 2020Related Content How a California-style ZEV Mandate can deliver the phase-out of petrol and diesel cars. Transport is now the UK’s biggest source of climate-warming greenhouse gases. While other sectors slash their emissions, cars continue to produce 15% of our annual...
by Ed Birkett | Apr 13, 2021Read online or Download pdf Previous: Strengthening Water Diplomacy Next: A New Technological Order The move to ‘electrify everything’ will reduce reliance on global oil and gas markets but brings new risks in energy security, writes Ed Birkett. By Ed Birkett...
by Ed Birkett | Apr 6, 2021Related Content Arguments over cuts to the Plug-in Car Grant are a symptom of an old-fashioned climate policy, argues Ed Birkett. Last month the Government announced a surprise cut to the grants available for buyers of new electric vehicles (EVs) and restricted...
by Ed Birkett | Mar 18, 2021Related Content The Government’s post-Brexit “Better Regulation Committee” is reportedly looking at ways to improve on EU regulations.,Policy Exchange’s recent report, Post-Brexit freedoms and opportunities for the UK, is one contribution to that...
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