Barnacle Goose chicks, the energy market, and the failures of state planning

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Ovo Energy's Guy Newey reflects on the lessons contained for energy policy in David Attenborough's latest wildlife documentary

In this article, I am going to talk about Edwin Plowden, a powerful civil servant in the 1960s, and barnacle goose chicks. I am going to try and argue that these two phenomena hold crucial lesson for the...

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