09 Jun '11, 3pm

Have you got 2 minutes to help Friends of the Earth slash energy waste? #energybill #DT @wwwfoecouk

Have you got 2 minutes to help Friends of the Earth slash energy waste? #energybill #DT @wwwfoecouk

The Government's Energy Bill is an important opportunity to drive the transition to a low-carbon economy. But more must be done to deliver the energy efficiency measures needed in our homes and communities to help meet Climate Change Act and fuel poverty commitments. As my MP, I would like you to write to Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, asking him to introduce the following changes to the Government's legislation: 1. Ensuring every council does its bit on climate change New Clauses NC1 and NC2, to: * Create clarity: Ministers should ask the independent Committee on Climate Change to advise on what councils need to do in their patch to help meet UK Climate Change Act targets * Ensure local climate action is a priority: councils should have a duty to draw up local climate change plans - showing how they will roll out green policies in line with...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/campaigns/climate/press_for_change/e...

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