20 Feb '12, 10am

#BigSix CEOs: Failing customers, failing the #climate take action now

#BigSix CEOs: Failing customers, failing the #climate take action now

Millions of us are feeling the economic squeeze just now - not least because of the astronomical rise in our energy bills. The average household energy bill rose from £605 in 2004 to £1060 by 2010 and since then it’s risen even further. Click image to enlarge By far the biggest single cause of this staggering burden on families and businesses across the country is the hikes in the cost of gas. Gas cost about 40% more this winter than last winter, and as the energy regulator OFGEM put it , "This has contributed significantly to the recent increase in customers’ bills." This is an especially big problem because we've become ever more reliant upon burning gas both to heat our homes and to keep the lights on because the biggest energy companies are fixing it to be this way. And now they are lobbying for us to be even more reliant on gas than we are already. It’s convenient for...

Full article: http://www.greenpeace.org.uk/blog/climate/big-six-ceos-re...

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