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24 June 2016 | The implications of Brexit on energy and environmental policy

  • In this blog, Richard Howard discusses the implications of the vote to leave the EU on energy and environmental policy, identifying the key questions, uncertainties and next steps.

  • 20 June 2016 | The Cultural Roots of Crime

  • Policy Exchange Chairman David Frum discusses the rise and fall of violence in America with criminal-justice scholar Barry Latzer.

  • 08 June 2016 | The Future Outlook for Primary Schools

  • Jonathan Simons considers what opportunities the growth of MATs means for primary schools and primary teachers.

  • 08 June 2016 | Rethinking CO2: from a waste to a resource?

  • Scientists and innovators are investigating ways to re-use carbon dioxide gas, thereby avoiding it entering the atmosphere and contributing to global warming. This blog provides a summary of a recent Policy Exchange event on these “Carbon Capture and Utilisation” technologies, involving the Rt. Hon. Lord Deben, Chair of the Committee on Climate Change.

  • 01 June 2016 | Why is public service reform so difficult?

  • Damian Hind, Policy Exchange Economic & Social Policy Research Fellow, examines how the top-down system of government makes it difficult to deliver effective change.

  • 17 May 2016 | Why the Joint Committee on Human Rights got the law wrong on drone warfare

  • Leading barrister Sean Aughey (11KBW) and former Army officer Tom Tugendhat MP critically dissect the legal reasoning of the Joint Committee on Human Rights’ report into drone warfare.

  • 05 May 2016 | 6 New Technologies Which Could Improve Urban Air Quality

  • In this blog, Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s head of environment and energy, considers the potential for a number of emerging technologies to improve urban air quality.

  • 03 May 2016 | Let our kids be kids - by not striking

  • Jonathan Simons argues that parents who have taken their children out of school today in protest at the SATs are misguided and are harming children

  • 21 April 2016 | At a glance: how do the London Mayoral candidates’ air pollution proposals stack up?

  • Following on from our recent reports on air pollution in London, this blog provides a detailed comparison of the Mayoral candidates’ policies to clean up London’s air.

  • 20 April 2016 | Schools and the housing market

  • Policy Exchange's Education Unit examines the relationship between house prices and school quality.

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