Gas: a stepping stone to decarbonisation?

10th November 2013


Two MPs debate whether gas-fired electricity generation is the key to advancing to a low-carbon energy mix

Dan Byles is the Conservative MP for North Warwickshire and Bedworth The UK needs to decarbonise. On that point there is little genuine, credible debate. The question for policymakers is not whe

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