The Green Party will:
- Cut demand by encouraging European incentives for home insulation, reducing the amount of energy we need to heat and power Britain’s homes, and providing much-needed jobs.
- Change the types of energy we use by speeding up the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy by voting for increased targets in Europe
- Reject harmful long-term solutions. We would ban all fracking and stop building nuclear power stations.
The debacle of Hinkley C shows what happens when governments choose the wrong form of energy and go about providing it in the wrong way. Theo has been campaigning against nuclear power in Somerset for years – in this video Theo describes the corruption surrounding the Hinkley project, and the opportunity to switch to renewable energy instead.
Detailed policies: Energy