Futures Forum: Climate change: and the budget >>> fossil fuel tax breaks and a clean energy tax hike
Meanwhile, oil, gas and nuclear are being subsidized at the expense of 'smarter' technologies:
Futures Forum: "Energy economics are changing rapidly and so the momentum is towards decentralised, smart and flexible energy systems."
Whilst some would disagree with the numbers
The Great Fossil Fuel Subsidy Myth | OilPrice.com
... others are asking some obvious questions:
Energy subsidies: renewables, fossil fuels or nuclear? : Business for Scotland.
New figures published by the IMF show the UK provides more subsidies for fossil fuels than renewables | British Politics and Policy at LSE
This is the latest from the New Economics Foundation - which ends with the UK government's commitment to a 'zero-carbon' future:
Energy round-up: another £1 billion tax cut for oil and gas
MARCH 18, 2016 // BY: DAVID POWELL
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