Posted on April 21, 2011 by Robert Kyriakides
Andrew Warren of the Association of the Conservation of Energy has written an interesting article comparing theUnited KingdomwithGermanywithin the context of climate change measures. Both nations are similarly sized with similar economies, Mr Warren points out with virtually identical climate change targets.
However as Mr Warren points out the United Kingdom is basing its energy policy on electricity consumption increasing and being serviced by renewable energy, whereas the German energy policy is based upon reducing waste in all energy consumption. (more…)
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Posted on April 16, 2010 by Robert Kyriakides
The Association for the Conservation of Energy together with “Unlock Democracy” have prepared a report which I find rather disturbing. It shows in clear and unequivocal terms just how the Government has ignored the very laws it passed to alleviate fuel poverty and to improve the domestic efficiency in homes.
You may find it rather astonishing that a Government goes to the trouble of passing laws and the simply ignores them and refuses to enforce them. If you have found yourself running foul of any of the 3600 new criminal offences that the Government has created in the past thirteen years you will find meticulous and unnecessary enforcement of them by all kinds of people. If you now enter the United Kingdom with a British Passport (more…)
Filed under: climate change, fuel poverty | Tagged: ACE, association for the Vonservation of Eenergy, climate change act, Lost in Translation, Unlock Democracy | 1 Comment »