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UK LABOUR PEER URGES HIS PARTY TO DITCH ITS OBSESSION WITH CLIMATE CHANGE

Posted 9 December 2016

Former UK Labour Party Minister, Lord Donoughue has urged his party to ditch its climate change obsession: "In 2008, I was one of the many members of both houses who unquestionably voted for Ed Miliband's Climate Change Act, with its legal commitments to rapidly decarbonise the British economy. The measure was not properly costed (now forecast at upwards of £360bn by 2050). I had not studied the Bill. This seemed a noble, if eye-wateringly ambitious project: to 'save the planet'. Who could object to that? I decided to study climate change. The more I explored it, the more I began to question what was being claimed by the evangelical climate change movement, and especially how the Labour Party was resonding."

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