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About Chris Goodall

Chris Goodall is a commentator on energy and climate change. His most recent book ‘The Switch’ focuses on the unstoppable global switch to solar power and battery storage. He was the Green candidate for Oxford West and Abingdon in 2010

Articles by Chris Goodall

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Rosemary Bechler is openDemocracy’s Editor.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Tactical voting worked, and it got people engaged in politics for the first time

In Oxford and Abingdon, tactical voting on an industrial scale succeeded in ousting the Tories. There is much to learn from this.

An industrial strategy for energy

Britain should abandon Hinkley Point and invest in storage.

Are higher tuition fees justified?

Are higher tuition fees justified by the cost of providing undergraduate education? Chris Goodall breaks down the cost of one sought-after degree course, and comes to some controversial conclusions.

The human brain is made for environmental complacency

Evolved biases that made sense long ago now threaten to make us wilfully ignorant of real threat. Environmentalists must try to work with human psychology in making and "selling" policy.

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