–Countries such as the UK need to deliver a full energy system transformation.
By Mathew Carr
Dec. 12-13, 2022
It’s called a ‘warm hub.‘
The Whitechapel library in east London, UK, is giving away free tea, coffee and biscuits.
Known as an Idea Store, the library could also provide an alternative workplace for those struggling to pay the ramped-up expense of heating their home this winter.
Temperatures have plunged below freezing the past few days.
Electricity/natgas bills for households have surged to about £3,000 a year from £1,000 a year ago.
As perhaps you would expect, it was standing room only. The tea tasted nice.
Man says he risks ‘freezing to death‘
Financial Times columnist Camilla Palladino says the “dark doldrums” show that countries such as the UK need to deliver a full energy system transformation.
Dec. 13, 2022:
Our story yesterday scooped a feature today on the same subject by the Guardian.