Households need to turn their thermostats down in winter to help Britain slash greenhouse gas emissions and hit Boris Johnson’s bid for a carbon-neutral Britain by 2050, energy bosses have said.
What with CFLs and LEDs we’ve got the dark, now they’re trying to insist upon the shivering in it bit.
OK, they’re only saying that the thermostat should be turned down from 19 to 18 but still.
There being a certain amusement to this. It’s only since the 1980s and the general availability of central heating that anyone has kept their house – as opposed to the odd room – this warm anyway. Odd to think that only a generation, generation and a half maybe, get to enjoy this nirvana……