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GWPF: New Paper Reveals Hidden Cost Of UK Climate Policy

A new paper published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF)  confirms suspicions that previous governments have misled the public about the impact of climate policies on businesses such as Tata Steel. 348 more words


Hydro One bills driving people into poverty

August 17, 2016

Thanks to the persistence of Global TV it appears the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) was obligated (transparency?) to release information on rising electricity bills and how people are being driven into energy poverty. 622 more words

Electricity Bills

Energy efficiency: the government has got it wrong

It seems likely that the government is about to bring about the collapse of the energy efficiency industry, resulting in job losses and energy consumption higher than it could be. 2,233 more words


Study finds spatial, racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in energy efficiency

In 2013, nearly 14 million US households had unpaid utility bills and 2.2 million households had their utilities disconnected. One strategic solution has been to address residential energy efficiency; however, the absence of readily available data on household energy use and efficiency presents and impediment to effectively targeting programs to those most in need. 180 more words


A better deal for London's fuel poor?

Ofgem today announced a package of measures designed to bring down fuel bills for people on pre-payment meters and on expensive out-of-date tariffs.

So what’s the deal? 930 more words

Fuel Poverty

The impact of insulation on UK buildings over the past 20 years

By Phil Rigby: Glass Mineral Wool Product Manager (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

To paraphrase a line from Monty Python: “what has insulation ever done for us?” 540 more words

Knauf Insulation

What next for fuel poverty in Scotland?

The Scottish Government has finally admitted what has been obvious to everyone – they will not meet their statutory target of ending fuel poverty this year. 728 more words

Fuel Poverty