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Tim Yeo, Chair of the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, said that it was worth paying the high price of new nuclear power stations. “Of course, this is the consequence of neglect of nuclear policy by both governments I’m afraid... Continue to article
WORDS: SAM MACRORY Environmentally friendly Liberal Democrats fighting business-minded Conservatives. A gas-thirsty Tory Chancellor feuding with a wind-loving Lib Dem Energy Secretary. If not a black and white affair, then the politics of ... Continue to article
Tim Yeo warned the building of new nuclear power plants could be set back a decade if negotiations between the Government and EDF break down. “We actually do need nuclear; it’s an essential part of our energy mix. The danger is now there... Continue to article
Chris Huhne has been asked to explain the use of £1bn which had been earmarked for a carbon capture project which has since been cancelled. Chair of the Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee Tim Yeo has written to the Energy Secretary saying he was “shocked” to hear that the money may be borrowed for other purposes.
The Environmental Audit Committee has said that Britain must make greater efforts to adapt its infrastructure and homes to cope with the effects of climate change.
Tim Yeo, chairman of the energy and climate change select committee, has said there was "a degree of over-reaction" over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill after outgoing BP chief executive Tony Hayward was quizzed by MPs. Mr Yeo said BP was the "unwitting victim" of US domestic politics.
Tim Yeo, chair of the commons energy and climate change select committee, has called for a"'truly radical" pay-as-you-drive road pricing scheme. He also advocated privatisation of British motorways to cut carbon emissions and motoring costs.
The chair of the energy and climate select committee, Tim Yeo, is to call for further investment in low carbon technology. Mr Yeo told the Guardian that cutting the budget for sustainable technology would be like "cutting the budget for Spitfires in 1939".
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