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Comment - Energy and Climate Change

Housing by Dr Bruce Tofield, 'Build with Care Project', UEA

"We estimate that the cost of refurbishing the great majority of the UK's homes to cut energy use by up to 80 per cent, as Germany plans to do, might [be] between £200 billion and £400 billion over forty years or so. This figure is similar to the sum, £325 billion, released into the UK economy in just three years by the Bank of England's 'quantitative easing'. We're facing a global climate crisis that cannot be solved by quantitative easing".

Read the rest of the blog from which this quote was taken.

First published in the EGP members newsletter, June 2012

NB. Dr Tofield is an Enfield resident but not a member of Enfield Green Party

Published and promoted by Bill Linton for Enfield Green Party, both at 39A Fox Lane, London N13 4AJ