The ruse of global warming (stopped over 15 years ago) is nothing more than a massive big statist rip-off of societal wealth, which will in the end, decrease your standard of living while enriching those companies (and politicians with stocks in them) whom the government deems the winners in the ever shrinking economy.
Green taxes add 15% to your energy bills: Government finally admits how much more families pay to meet emissions targets
- £200 could be added to the average energy bill by 2020
- Government claim bills won’t go up if people cut consumption
- Gas could hit £997 and electricity £812 by 2020
By DANIEL MARTIN, WHITEHALL CORRESPONDENT
Last updated at 10:48 PM on 17th February 2012
Electricity prices are 15 per cent more expensive than they should be because of green policies, Whitehall officials have admitted.
Energy costs for hard-pressed consumers have been pushed up by extra charges imposed to help the Government meet pledges to cut carbon emissions.
Projections in Whitehall show that by 2020, the burden for electricity will be an astonishing 27 per cent more than it would otherwise have been. The figure for gas will be 7 per cent higher.