Email from “Actions for Renewables”

7 12 2012

action for renewables
Dear Donal

The Governments Energy Bill is out. Are future green energy jobs and carbon targets out too?

The Government’s Energy Bill and Gas Strategy have now been published, but they’re missing something vital, a 2030 target to make sure we’re on course for cutting our carbon emissions.

Green means Growth. Low carbon energy isn’t just good for the environment, it’s helping to get the UK economy get back on track.

In 2010-2011 over one third of economic growth came from our low carbon economy, things like the huge London Array offshore wind farm, community solar schemes like Wadebridge, or energy from farm waste.

We’re calling on David Cameron to back a 2030 target and you can send a message by following this link.
http://www.actionforrenewables.org/greenmeansgrowth

A 2030 target is vital to show the Government won’t pull back from the great start we’ve made in using our natural resources to create electricity in a few years time. Without it companies won’t invest, jobs won’t be created, and we’ll be locked into relying on the expensive imported fossil fuels that made up over 50% of people’s energy bills.

We want to make sure that the government prioritises our home-grown green energy sources like wind power, solar, and energy from waves and tides, boosting our flagging economy, bringing long term stability to fuel prices, all while reducing our carbon emissions and keeping the UK at the forefront of the global fight against climate change. We have a chance to really change the way we power the UK.

If you want to get involved, click http://www.actionforrenewables.org/greenmeansgrowth

to visit the Action for Renewables website and send a message to David Cameron to back the green economy

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