Rouble at mill
The behaviour of the Russian state has come under scrutiny recently with the recent events in Salisbury.
Predictably these events have been used to try to bolster the shale gas/energy security myth. After all who wants to be reliant on an unpredictable or unprincipled regime for something as important as energy?
Before we allow ourselves to fall for this rubbish though, we should take note of the written answer provided in the House of Lords by Baroness Neville-Rolfe.
Yes, you did read that correctly. Russian imports amount to “much less than 1% of our total gas supply.
I think we should worrying about Mr Putin and turn our thoughts to how we can transform our power generation to take account of our climate change commitments under the 5th Carbon Budget.