Morning commuters and passers-by were surprised to see the oversized red, white and blue ‘CBE’ medals around the necks of statues of iconic Brits. The statues were carefully selected to represent the ‘Best of British’ and included pioneering industrialists, giants of science, political heavyweights, sporting legends, cultural icons and folk heroes.
Members of the public are being urged to back the campaign – and show their support for renewable power by switching their energy supply to one of the two suppliers – at the campaign website www.cleanbritishenergy.co.uk.
The Clean British Energy campaign calls on the Prime Minister to cut carbon emissions and create new jobs and industries by supporting home-grown energy from the wind, sun and water. Recent polling by Friends of the Earth shows that 85% of people in the UK want Cameron to ditch dirty, imported fossil fuels in favour of renewable power sourced in the UK. So there is no excuse for him not to do so, today. I am sure he will...
You can see all of the CBE medallists at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/wwwfoecouk/sets/72157630063001033/