Another Government energy strategy that fails to consider efficiency


At the risk of sounding like a broken record, here we are again with a new energy strategy from the Government that does not factor in the role of tackling waste and investing in energy efficiency as part of solving the growing energy crisis.

The Government’s latest plan, the British Energy Security Strategy, follows a timely report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warning that we are in a ‘now or never’ position whereby increasing the use of fossil fuels would put any chance of limiting global warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels beyond reach. In real terms, world climate emissions need to peak in 2025 if we are to have any chance of not exceeding that limit.

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