Bibi van der Zee

The German Energy Gamble

Bibi van der Zee
| 7th February 2013
The Ecologist’s political writer, Bibi van der Zee, asks whether the German's energy policy is a crazy punt, or an example to be followed by other states.

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The Future of Energy

Bibi van der Zee
| 20th January 2013
Bibi van der Zee discovers there is no excuse for Britain – still struggling with an energy system built for the 1950s – not to construct a new and greener energy system fit for the 21st century. All that is lacking is the political will.

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Behind the headlines

Bibi van der Zee
| 4th December 2012
The Ecologist’s political writer, Bibi van der Zee, meets Caroline Flint, Labour’s shadow secretary on energy and climate change

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Behind The Headlines - The New Energy Bill

Bibi van der Zee
| 26th November 2012
Despite promises of a radical shake-up - followed by months of bickering - the new Energy Bill delivers business as usual with the big six energy companies still dominating our energy supplies, says Bibi van der Zee

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Cheap energy if you live by a wind farm? Yes please

Bibi van der Zee
| 21st November 2012
Research repeatedly shows that if communities are likely to see a financial benefit to having a wind farm nearby, acceptance would be a whole lot easier. And this week, Good Energy started paving that way. Bibi van der Zee reports

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Behind the headlines

Bibi van der Zee
| 19th November 2012
What is it about wind power that has grown men at each other’s throats and furiously frothing at the mouth? Greenpeace went under cover to discover what Bibi van der Zee has been telling us for weeks ….

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Behind The Headlines

Bibi van der Zee
| 9th November 2012
It may look a lot like blackmail but if we want renewables it looks like we are going to have to accept nuclear ... Bibi van der Zee explains why

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Behind The Headlines

Bibi van der Zee
| 2nd November 2012
After yet another week in which our national politics bore rather more resemblance to a slow-motion car crash than one would really like, Bibi van der Zee decides to get to the bottom of things.

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Not merely a parrot then.....

Bibi van der Zee
| 10th October 2012
As the Conservative party winds up its annual conference, Bibi van der Zee takes a closer look at some of its key players and gleans a little more about their ‘positions’ on the environment

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Left In The Dark

Bibi van der Zee
| 5th September 2012
The reshuffle has turned Heathrow into a messy political vortex...but it may also be beside the point, says Bibi van der Zee

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Caroline Lucas

Where next for the Greens?

Bibi van der Zee
| 28th May 2012
After some of the biggest breakthroughs in their history, the Green Party now faces a leadership election so what happens now? Are the Greens ready to take the next big leap forward, asks Bibi van der Zee

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Climate change protest

Where next for eco-activism in the UK?

Bibi van der Zee
| 6th July 2011
After the failure of the Copenhagen climate talks, the undercover police scandal, the disbanding of Climate Camp - and the sudden rise of UK Uncut - Bibi van der Zee takes the temperature of Britain's green activism movement

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