Lord Stern says energy and media firms ‘mislead’

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Climate-sceptic newspapers are conspiring with energy firms in a campaign of misinformation on bills, says the former head of the government economic service, Lord Stern.He says they want to shift blame for rising bills on to green taxes.It is clear, he says, that the real culprit for bill increases has been the soaring price of gas.The cost of energy was thrust back into the headlines when the firm SSE announced an 8.2% price rise.It blamed part of the rise on taxes supporting renewable power.

via BBC News – Lord Stern says energy and media firms ‘mislead’.

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