The ups and downs of EU energy efficiency policy

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Be an energy hero! Take action for a strong EU Energy Efficiency Directive. Go to: http://www.caneurope.org/take-action Posted by Friends of the Earth Europe and Climate Action Network Europe.

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Throw a frog into boiling water, the story goes, and it will jump out. But if it is placed in cold water that is slowly heated it will not perceive the danger and will be boiled to death. This is just what is happening to the draft Energy Efficiency Directive. Each successive amendment from the… » read more

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On 8 April climate change minister Greg Barker told the Financial Times “We are working patiently and quietly behind the scenes with EU partners to convince them of the strong economic as well as environmental reasons why we should go for 30 per cent [greenhouse gas emission cuts] rather than 20 per cent”. Barker hopes… » read more

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Power Games

How could anyone not wish to cut their energy bill? If like us you’re struggling on a measly NGO salary you would jump at the chance of lower bills. So would everybody with a grain of common sense. It means more money for – for what actually? We asked around. If your energy bill was… » read more

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