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How much do you know about energy? Seriously, if we're going to do the right thing for the climate – and save money on energy bills – we need an energy-literate population, and, according to a new poll , we're not there yet. So in the UK a new drive has begun to achieve this, and your help is needed. Dr Kerry Mashford (right), CEO, National Energy Foundation wants a national drive to increase understanding of energy use reduction. The poll finds that although three in five British adults (58%) say they feel well-informed about energy issues, the same proportion (59%) also aren’t aware that the majority of the UK’s electricity supply comes from fossil fuels. And under a quarter (23%) of British adults were able to identify what policy that scientists say is the fastest and most effective way of meeting our energy needs (using less energy) by reducing energy demand and impro...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/77163...

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