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This is not what we meant by progress

Via Instapundit -

Householders will be warned today to expect five years of higher home energy bills to pay for a green power revolution.

John Hutton, the Business Secretary, will outline plans for a massive shift away from fossil fuels to wind, solar and tidal power, but will add that the change comes at a price. “We think there will be a cost,” he told The Times yesterday.

Does anybody recall that the British pretty much singlehandedly ushered in the Industrial Revolution, and made everything from clothes and food to transportation cheaper without government being involved at all?

The letters in response to the article suggest why the government's latest "scheme" will not work.

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