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Europe/Energy Poverty/Climate Change – Critics warn carbon price proposal would exacerbate energy poverty (Euractiv)

Nikolaus J. Kurmayer writes for Euractiv: Energy poverty could be exacerbated as prices rise under the European Commission’s proposed revamped emissions trading scheme, the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) has warned, with other stakeholders raising similar misgivings.  go to Euractiv: Critics warn carbon price proposal would exacerbate energy poverty – EURACTIV.com

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Energy Poverty – Energy poverty and indoor air pollution: a problem as old as humanity that we can end within our lifetime (Energy poverty, Max Roser)

The lack of access to modern energy sources subjects people to a life of poverty. No electricity means no refrigeration of food, no washing machine, and no light at night. If you don’t have artificial light, your day is over at sunset. This is why the students in this photo are out on the street: […]