14 Jun '12, 6pm

Policy blog: Britain's energy future lies in renewables and energy saving, not nuclear power…

Britain's energy future lies in renewables and energy saving, not nuclear power Today Friends of the Earth launched a new phase in our campaign for Clean British Energy calling on David Cameron to listen to the public's overwhelming vote of confidence for clean home-grown sources of energy from the wind, sun and water. We've now joined forces with Ecotricity and Good Energy to make our case - and offer people the opportunity to switch to one of these two 'gold standard' green energy providers. The case we are making couldn't be more important. The Government's 'Electricity Market Reform' Energy Bill, being examined by a committee of MPs, is set to determine our energy future for a generation. As our joint statement on the Bill outlines, it is skewed to provide hidden subsides to nuclear power at the expense of renewables and energy efficiency - as well as opening the door ...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/blog/nuclear_36093.html

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