Can the government increase our road capacity without harming climate change goals?

Congested road

We’ve talked about the governments climate change goals several times on this blog, with policies such as CERT, ECO and the Green Deal designed to reduce the energy consumption of our homes.

With such a seemingly eco-friendly government, many are surprised to learn that the government want to increase the number of cars on the roads.

The following article originally appeared on the excellent Carbon Brief website.

You can read the original version here.

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Energy bills could keep on rising for 17 years

Energy prices could continue to rise for 17 years

Five of the six big energy companies recently announced that their prices will be going up this winter. A new report from National Audit Office suggests that this trend could continue for another 17 years. The cost of gas, electricity and water is expected to increase at a higher rate than inflation, and lower income households will be the most affected.

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