Senior Research Fellow, Energy and Environment
Josh Burke was a Research Fellow in the Energy and Environment Unit. From 2014 – to 2017 he worked as a Project Manager in an AiM listed renewable energy project developer focussing on distributed generation. He has experience developing a variety of technologies such as biomass CHP, battery storage and flexible gas reciprocating engines. Prior to this he has worked in the public policy sphere at both Chatham House and The Overseas Development Institute contributing to reports on water, energy and food security. He has a BSc in Geography from the University of Nottingham , an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London.
Related Posts & Publications
by Joshua Burke | May 18, 2018It is increasingly difficult for anyone working in the UK energy sector to be unaware of the way hydrogen has crept back into the discourse for transitioning to a low carbon economy. Just a few days ago Alstrom announced it was set to make the UK’s first hydrogen...
Turning on the tap of reform: the UK water market and how consumers – and the environment – are losing out
by Joshua Burke | Mar 5, 2018Water has been in the news a lot in the past week; in its frozen form disrupting travel and bursting pipes; but also as the vehicle for Michael Gove to champion the rights of the consumer against monopolistic water companies. Not content with waging war on plastics,...
by Joshua Burke | Feb 8, 2018The financial wealth accumulated by speculative investment in Bitcoin and other over-hyped crypto-currencies may well be short-lived. Commentators cry asset bubble, comparisons are made to the tulip mania boom in the 17th century and Nobel Prize-winning economist...
by Joshua Burke | Jan 15, 2018Theresa May deserves plaudits for delivering the first dedicated speech on the environment, by a sitting Prime Minister, for over ten years. Together, with the re-energised Michael Gove at the helm of Defra, the Government is determined to bring the degradation of our...
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