Energy White Paper 2007: Meeting the Energy Challenge

Vicky Pryce, BERR

This provides a brief overview of the 2007 Energy White Paper (EWP), setting the policy and analytical context and some key highlights. The key long term challenges for the energy policy are stated as tackling climate change and ensuring secure, clean and affordable energy. Context for climate change is discussed in respect to the Stern Review, the 2006 WEO, and the UK’s current position for emissions relating to transport, heat and energy. Issues for security of supply are also discussed. Based on these an outline of some of the key economic analysis that underpins the EWP policies; an explanation of the conclusions the Government has reached; and the action Government now want to take to tackle the challenges.

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