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Not a single Lib Dem Lord voted for fuel poverty amendment to Energy Bill

Liberal Democrat peers opposed a move to make fuel poverty a factor for the government to consider when in makes energy policy.

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Campaigns: Ensuring MPs stick to their 2030 Carbon Target promises

Social media is increasingly being used by activists to hold politicians to promises they have made in the past. This time those MPs who promised to back the 2013 Carbon Target amendment to the Energy Bill are being encouraged to stick to their promises via Twitter.

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On carbon, why is George so hung up on the fax and not the facts?

Will Tim Yeo’s amendment on carbon make it into the Energy Bill – or will George Osborne again thwart the green path?

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Lab 2012: Balls must challenge the anti-green chancellor

Ed Balls must do more to challenge the anti-green George Osborne, writes Liz Hutchins, Friends of the Earth’s political co-ordinator.

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Have the Lib Dems already caved on a 2030 decarbonisation target?

Following Ed Davey’s op ed today in Politics Home, Will Straw looks at whether the Liberal Democrats have already caved on a 2030 decarbonisation target.

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Only one cheer for the draft Energy Bill

The Energy Bill was a golden chance to meet Britain’s energy needs; however, the coalition’s approach only deserves one cheer, not three.

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The Energy Bill should have included clauses to protect consumers

The rising cost of electricity and gas has become voters’ number one concern, yet today’s draft Energy Bill does little to address the issue.

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The key questions for the new Energy Bill

Shadow energy minister Huw Irranca-Davies MP poses some of the key unanswered questions for the government’s new Energy Bill.

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Lucas: PM neglect and Tory sentiment must not neuter energy bill

Caroline Lucas outline’s some of the good intentions of the Energy Bill – but warns that lack of realism, PM neglect or Tory sentiment could undermine its aims.

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