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Shadow energy minister: Britain’s not as clean as it thinks

Wind and solar energy programmes are set to decline—and the government reckons this is progress

By Alan Whitehead   December 2018

When it comes to heat energy, Britain's emissions are not falling

There are two loud noises currently being heard in the debate around greening the energy economy. One is a raucous procession of claims from the government about just how well we are doing in greening our energy mix, and how we are set to continue that progress over the next decade. The other is a series of increasingly testy reports from the Committee on Climate Change.

Most recently, the Climate Change Committee produced a striking graphic in its…

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