Environment and energy

Energy and environmental issues are never off the agenda in Parliament. This section provides analysis of issues such as energy infrastructure, energy security, climate change and agricultural innovations.

Flexible electricity networks

Considers changes to electricity networks in moving towards a 'smart' and 'flexible' system

Carbon capture, utilisation and storage

Examines the current issues relating to carbon capture and the feasibility of meeting climate change objectives

Environmental principles: what works

Summarises the use of environmental principles and the challenges and opportunities for using them in environmental policy

Food Waste

This POSTbrief will identify and evaluate the evidence base for food waste prevention interventions from farm-to-fork

Meet the advisers

Jonathan Wentworth

Jonathan Wentworth

Jonny has a background in plant ecology with a PhD in plant ecological genetics. He worked as a civil servant in MAFF and Defra before joining POST.

Jack Miller

Jack joined POST following a placement with the National Assembly for Wales Research Service. He previously conducted research on energy-economy interactions at the Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), where he also completed an MSc in Energy Policy examining shale gas production in the US.