11 Apr '12, 1pm

Clegg attacks "ludicrous" green energy scare stories

Nick Clegg today attacked purveyors of "ludicrous scare stories" over the cost of green measures, warning they could derail the UK's potential role as the "number one destination for clean, green investment". Responding to questions after his keynote speech this morning on greening the economy , Clegg took the opportunity to express frustration with recent media reports suggesting the government's green measures are expensive and will take jobs out of the country. FURTHER READING Clegg: "Lean times can be green times" FedEx and BP push the envelope with carbon-neutral deliveries Headlines in the Daily Mail over the weekend raised fears that government plans to mandate the installation of energy efficiency measures when other home improvements are being considered, potentially increasing the cost to householders by 10 per cent. But in an appearance during which Clegg also c...

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