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UK Energy White Paper Released

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The UK Energy White Paper has been released. This is a follow up to Boris Johnson's 10 point plan.

It sets an ambitious strategy but does it go far enough? The UK is spending in the order of £10B in decarbonisation and energy transition yet in the budget earlier this year the twice that was budgeted for roads. 

 

 

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Matt Chester on Dec 17, 2020

Thanks for sharing, John. These types of plans are always interesting, but the first question that comes to mind: will they stick? Who would be held accountable, and how, if reality falls short of goals? And if those consequences aren't there, does this amount to more of a wishlist than a strategy? 

Thanks again!

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Mo Kamuss on Dec 17, 2020

Thanks for sharing this John.

There needs to be a yearly follow-up report that updates us on progress, highlighting successes and areas where we need to be doing better.

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Matt Chester on Dec 17, 2020

Well said, Mo-- show the success in meeting the goals, or analyze why they're falling short, but either way make sure we're walking the walk, not just talking the talk

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