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NIGEL LAWSON: UNILATERAL DECARBONISATION IS A MISERABLE FANTASY

Posted 5 June 2017

Lord NIgel Lawson, former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer writing about the U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord: "But the harmful consequences of low-carbon policies are harder to ignore when they are right on your doorstep, or even inside your home. Britain’s air pollution crisis is the result of misguided low-carbon policies that incentivised diesel cars. People have died because politicians couldn’t resist the desire to “save the planet”. Recent research also suggests that biomass power stations may not have lower CO2 emissions than coal and gas. What will it take for politicians to question the wisdom of spending hundreds of billions on failing policies instead of putting the needs of ordinary families first?" 

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Last Updated ( Monday, 05 June 2017 )
 
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