31 May '15, 2pm

Reclaim the Power: the camp for energy democracy #ReclaimThePower

Reclaim the Power: the camp for energy democracy #ReclaimThePower

The time has come for a renewable energy transition here in Didcot and across the UK. Companies like Npower are keeping us hooked on climate-wrecking fossil fuels and are pushing people into fuel poverty. It doesn't come as a surprise that whilst support for renewable energy is being cut , government subsidies to the fossil fuel industry remain steady. G20 countries are spending an estimated $88 billion every year supporting oil and gas exploration - more than double what companies spend themselves. Our government's endeavour to open up to corporate control over the energy system has already proved to be a failure. Firstly it is undermining commitments to reduce carbon emissions and decrease fossil fuel dependency. Secondly it is increasing corporate profits at the expense of people being pushed into fuel poverty. As if it weren't bad enough, the government is also trying ...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/campaigning/2888741/reclaim_t...

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