Posted by: Grant | October 21, 2011

Bit Rich From “The Guardian”

Having actively hammered Global Warming/Climate Change to its readers for so many years with its “scientists say” crap, the Greenie UK Guardian finally notices how much damage it has done!

UK GUARDIAN
Fuel poverty ‘will claim 2,700 victims this winter’
Mark King
Wednesday 19 October 2011 12.28 BST
http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/oct/19/fuel-poverty-2700-victims-winter

“Almost 3,000 people in England and Wales will die this winter because they cannot afford to heat their homes, a report suggests – more than the number killed in traffic accidents each year.

Commissioned by the government, the Hills Fuel Poverty Review found that if just 10% of UK winter deaths are caused by fuel poverty – a conservative estimate it claims – 2,700 people will perish as a direct result of being fuel poor.

The report also found that between 2004 and 2009 the “fuel poverty gap” (the extra amount those with badly insulated homes and poor heating systems would need to spend to keep warm) increased by 50% to £1.1bn as a result of rising fuel prices.

By the end of 2011, 4.1 million households in England are expected to be in fuel poverty. Households are considered fuel poor if they need to spend more than 10% of their income on fuel use to heat a home to an adequate standard of warmth, generally defined as 21C in the living room and 18C in other occupied rooms…. “

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