As HS2 gets more expensive so its economic benefits become more doubtful. In a rapidly changing world that results in white elephants, says Victor Hill.
If we are to become net carbon neutral by 2050 then we shall need to change our lifestyles. Some of these changes are already well underway, writes Victor Hill.
Last week saw the long-awaited publication of the UK’s National Food Strategy. It aspires to bring about low-carbon farming and to change our eating habits. These are two quite different objectives, writes Victor Hill.
The Big 5 tech titans just keep getting bigger and more profitable – and their shares have been soaring. What could possibly go wrong? Victor Hill inquires.
In Germany, the Merkel era is drawing to a close. What will Europe look like in a year or so? Victor Hill inquires.
The electrification of vehicular transport is progressing apace as part of the decarbonisation agenda. But could it be doing more harm than good? And what are the alternatives? Victor Hill is asking.
Inflationary pressures are building at a moment when corporate taxes are about to spike. The combined effect could spook the markets, writes Victor Hill.
Bitcoin has been on a rollercoaster this year – again. Other new cryptocurrencies such as Dogecoin have made their debut, with mixed results. This asset class is a swamp. But investors must understand why cryptocurrency has come about, argues Victor Hill.
The key technology behind decarbonisation hitherto has been battery technology. But could hydrogen power turn out to be the real game changer? Victor Hill investigates.
Britain is poised to sign a slew of important post-Brexit trade deals. But the Remain tendency is crying foul. Victor Hill investigates.