Nice to get confirmation that green zealots cannot fool all of the people all of the time. It is ironic that the Tories are preparing to cap some tariffs to partially make up for the carbon taxes levied through the Climate Change Act. Why not just address the problem at source?
By Paul Homewood
Heads up for the Telegraph, who have published my letter in response to the one below from Ben Goldsmith:
SIR – Charles Moore couldn’t have got it more wrong in writing that climate change fears are elitist and limited to those in metropolitan areas.
MPs up and down the country report increasing numbers of constituents raising this issue with them. There is in fact huge public backing for action on climate change, and in particular support for energy efficiency and renewables.
Moreover, it is a myth that climate policies are driving up energy bills: wind and gas are now demonstrably the cheapest sources of electricity in Britain. Bill-payers are better off as a result of green policy measures which drive greater efficiency. And, ultimately, our economy is stronger because of the world-leading contribution our country makes to green industries.
As we leave the European Union, we must…
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