24 May '11, 5am

A great chance to influence Govt plans for energy - cut climate change, create jobs & reduce bills #DT @wwwfoecouk

A great chance to influence Govt plans for energy - cut climate change, create jobs & reduce bills #DT @wwwfoecouk

The recent strong cross-party support for stretching Climate Change Act targets in line with independent advice from the Committee on Climate Change is extremely welcome. It reinforces the need to act urgently and decisively to end our dangerous dependence on high carbon, high risk energy and to cut massively the energy waste in our homes and communities. The Energy Bill is a key opportunity for the Government to drive the transition to a low carbon economy. But I am concerned that the Bill is too weak to deliver the change needed. As my MP, I would like you to write to your political party lead at the Energy Bill Committee Stage in support of three amendments: 1) Councils and community action on climate change Trailblazing councils have shown that coordinated action in our communities is a cost-effective way of cutting carbon. Greener travel, clean power and energy effici...

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