Amber Rudd’s Coal Cull


The Department of Energy and Climate Change is planning to shut down all of Britain’s coal-fired power stations by 2023. Under the proposals, the ten British coal fired power station that generate around 30 per cent of the UK’s electricity would be forced to shut down, convert to alternative fuels or install carbon capture. The National Grid predicts a tiny supply margin of 1.2 percent during periods of peak demand this winter…

Meanwhile in the rest of the of the world:


It’s almost like there’s a big climate conference coming up…

H/T: Sunday Times

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Marc Almond on Emma Thompson…

“Emma Thompson has arrived in her gas guzzling carbon footprint stomping jet to serve Vegan food from the boat parked on Oxford Circus while the Yoga classes are taking place on Waterloo Bridge! Haha really? Couldn’t make this stuff up.”


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