Chris Huhne Does Not Care About Energy Poverty
The complete and total insanity of Chris Huhne has surfaced yet again, and this time Attila the Huhnatic is putting a stop to cheap gas because of Carbon targets.
This is the government minister who said “Crippling Energy Bills Are YOUR Fault“, while presiding over an Alice in Wonderland renewable energy policy that pays wind farms 10 times the amount of money they would get paid, for not generating electricity.
David Cameron is said to be very worried about spiralling energy costs, as are the Confederation of British Industry and the Manufacturers Association, everyone is worried except Huhne who is determined to stick to Climate Targets, no matter what the cost is.
If the LibDems want to help energy customers, they should take steps to reduce its cost outright rather than create a further maze for hapless consumers to have to navigate. Dismantling the green taxes so beloved by Mr Huhne, which add to the cost of energy without making any significant dent on global warming (even assuming that it is a problem) would be a start.
The rest of world have largely abandoned Climate Religion the notable excpetions being Julia Gillard’s regime in Australia and the EU, both of whom are hell bent on commiting economic suicide while the rest of the developed world looks on in wonderment.
The UK’s “dash for gas” will be halted by the government because if unchecked it would break legally binding targets for carbon dioxide emissions, Chris Huhne, energy and climate change secretary, said on Monday evening.
“We will not consent so much gas plant so as to endanger our carbon dioxide goals,” he told a fringe meeting at the Liberal Democrats party conference in Birmingham.
The number of gas-fuelled power plants is increasing rapidly because they are fast and cheap to build compared with alternatives
Fast and cheap to build and do not require huge subsidies to be economically viable, therefore it makes complete sense to put a stop them, well in the weird wacky world of Chris Huhne it does.
The problem is that what happens today in Huhneworld, happens tomorrow in the world of reality where the rest of us dwell and of course they are no prizes for guessing who will pay for the cost of Hunhe and his NGO mates at the WWF.
But climate change campaigners have warned that too much gas capacity is being built, meaning either the carbon budgets intended to help tackle global warming would be broken, or the gas plants would be left as stranded assets.
“The secretary of state’s statement is a welcome recognition by the government that there are constraints on the deployment of gas as a climate-effective solution to our future energy needs,” said David Nussbaum, chief executive of WWF UK. “The government should be looking at the deployment of renewables, that already must be at 30% by 2020, at increasing rates during the 2020s.”
Since when did an unelected NGO have the right to state what the make up of Britain’s electricity generation infrastructure must be?
WWF, FoE, Greenpeace et al have no interest in anything but their Climate Religion, the human cost in jobs and energy poverty is not even on their event horizon, all that matters is blind unswerving adherence to their cherry picked junk science.
“I recommend you look at the film Gasland, which is a bit of a wake-up call,” Huhne said. “There are some extremely alarming pictures of people setting fire to their taps because of methane gas bubbling up.”
Gasland is a piece of warning alarmist propaganda founded in about as much science fact as Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth and now the Minister in charge of Decc is recommending that warming alarmist propaganda makes the case for stopping cheap gas.
This is now way past you could not make this up, this is fast becoming criminally negligent.
Posted on September 20, 2011, in Anthropogenic Global Warming, Church Of Climatology, Green Lies, Lib Dem, ManBearPig, Oh FFS, Renewables and tagged Anthropogenic Global Warming, Atilla The Huhnatic, Church of Climatology, Lib Dem, WWF. Bookmark the permalink. 18 Comments.