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Energy Bill Revolution calls for carbon tax to be used to help the most vulnerable

March 18th, 2014

The Energy Bill Revolution, an alliance of 180 major UK charities, businesses, unions, health and consumer groups, is calling on the Chancellor to use carbon tax to make the homes of the fuel poor super energy efficient.

London Assembly Supports the Energy Bill Revolution

March 6th, 2014

Yesterday the London Assembly voted to support the Energy Bill Revolution. They are calling on the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, to do the same.

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Treasury Prejudice Against Energy Efficiency Exposed

February 7th, 2014

A report released today by the Energy Bill Revolution has revealed Treasury hypocrisy over financial support for the energy sector. It reveals that although the Treasury has so far refused to recycle carbon tax to help households reduce their energy bills by making them more energy efficient, it allows other taxes to be recycled to support renewable energy and fracking for gas. Using carbon tax to make homes highly energy efficient is a demand of the Energy Bill Revolution, an alliance of almost 200 major UK charities, businesses, unions, consumer and health groups.  It is the biggest fuel poverty coalition in the world. Read more

2.2 million children living in fuel poverty in England

January 30th, 2014

·         225,000 more children in cold homes than in 2011

·         Half of Britons cut back on school equipment, clothing, or food for the family in order to pay for heating

·         Cold Homes Week (3rd – 7th Feb), a week of action involving over 100 organisations, will pile pressure on the Government to invest in home insulation

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Ed Matthew, Director, Transform UK

The Energy Bill Revolution is an alliance campaign coordinated by Transform UK, a programme of the sustainable development organisation E3G. Transform UK works to build alliances to accelerate investment into the low carbon economy in the most socially just way.