Wednesday, December 3, 2008

UK plans to stop coal power

Herald Dec 3, 2008
There were renewed calls last night to stop the building of new coal-fired power stations in the UK as the government's Climate Change Committee called for large emissions cuts by 2020.

but could lead to more people facing fuel poverty as energy bills were pushed up by measures to cut carbon.

Lord Turner acknowledged that the higher electricity and gas prices created by investment in renewables could push a further 1.7 million households into fuel poverty,

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