Searching for answers

My initial response to Brexit was emotional. On the morning after the referendum, I found myself sitting on a stool in the kitchen sobbing, tears flowing. Very unmanly. So, as a proper science documentary maker, I started researching the facts. In particular, I read the boring-sounding EU manual, How the European Union Works, which was … More Searching for answers

Brexit to Nowhere

When I was growing up in New York in the 1970s and 1980s, Europe was a distant place from which our ancestors once came, and where we might one day go on holiday if we could afford it. My understanding of Britain was influenced mainly by Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Monty Python and songs by … More Brexit to Nowhere

Brexit would rob the UK of its key role in climate diplomacy

Text of speech given at Pulse of Europe, Bath, 7th January 2018 Friends of Bath, Friends of Europe, Happy New Year! Thank you very much for organizing this event today. It is a pleasure to be here with you. A special thanks to Alison Born for the invitation to speak and her relentless efforts to tell … More Brexit would rob the UK of its key role in climate diplomacy