Clegg attacks "ludicrous" green energy scare stories

Deputy Prime Minister insists jobs, growth and the environment are not mutually exclusive and pledges to back green businesses

Nick Clegg today attacked purveyors of "ludicrous scare stories" over the cost of green measures, warning they could derail the UK's potential role as the "number one destination for clean, green investment".
Responding to questions after his keynote speech this morning on greening the economy, Clegg took the opportunity to express frustration with misguided recent media reports suggesting the governments green measures are expensive and will take jobs out of the country.

full speech here -