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Re: Do We Rely Too Much on Electricity?

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Originally Posted by wornish View Post
Our energy strategy as a country is nonexistent.

We have civil servants and government ministers all trying to be green without thinking through the consequences.

No one seems to be prepared to invest in building the right infrastructure.

Instead, they make knee jerk decisions like hitting Diesel car owners with extra taxes after spending the last 10 years encouraging people to drive them. Then they act surprised that the car industry is struggling.
You have it spot on there.

Likewise closing down large parts of the railway network and building new houses where there is no public transport and then wondering why nobody uses public transport.

Fifty years on from Beeching they realise their mistake and are taxing us for it!
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