Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Lib Dems betray clean power bill.

Today MPs from all political parties voted for a clean power target. But not enough of them.

There's a chance that the House of Lords will overrule the Government later this year.

The biggest disappointment? It has to be the Lib Dem leadership's failure to stand by their climate change commitments - and their decision to side with George Osborne's polluting dash for gas.

Green Party MP Caroline Lucas argued that a target was crucial if the UK was "serious about securing a global deal on climate change".

Friends of the Earth said a "clean power" target would help tackle climate change, create thousands of jobs and save householders billions of pounds.

The call for a clean power target doesn't end with today's vote. 





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