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  • TitleThe government could subsidise CO2 producers - Today, BBC Radio Four
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletToday Programme, BBC Radio Four
    Media typeRadio
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date21/09/21
    DescriptionThere have been warnings of empty shelves in supermarkets, because of the shortage of carbon dioxide. A joint statement last night from the government and the energy regulator, Ofgem, said the energy price cap would remain in place.

    It is looking like a tough winter ahead for many households, with food prices and energy bills increasing because of the crisis. So, what can be done to alleviate the situation?

    Nick Robinson speaks to Ian Wright, the Chief Executive of the Food and Drink Federation, and Professor Stuart Haszeldine of the Carbon Capture and Storage Department at the University of Edinburgh.

    Following that, Mishal Husain asks the Business Secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, what the government plans to do to tackle the issue.
    PersonsStuart Haszeldine