We have, in effect, a national bar that takes the power to out of the hands of local people and leaves it with Sir Humphrey.
Posts Tagged: Climate change
Ministers have been vindicated for backing this renewable source – as recent figures show that it can make a significant contribution to meeting the UK’s energy needs.
Rebecca Pow: Managed decline isn’t enough – we must leave the environment in a better state than we found it
The Government has rightly become more ambitious – but there is still further to go.
The gaps it potentially addresses and the interest shown abroad suggests it at least merits consideration here ias a complement to renewable power generation and electric vehicles.
“Leaving the EU gives us a once in a lifetime opportunity to reform…how we care for our land, our rivers and our seas.”
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
Those making the economic case already faced an uphill struggle – now their argument is “contaminated by association”.
May wants to break with the Thatcher tradition on controls, but there are risks from our old friend the law of unexpected consequences.
Millions followed official advice and bought diesel cars. They must not be punished for the errors of others.
New polling finds that they are proud of Britain’s action on climate change, and want the main EU environment regulations retained after Brexit.
David Cameron should shift the debate to how the system can be reformed.
The Government seeks to make this the first generation to leave the environment in a better state than we found it.
James Frayne: First, they encourage us to switch to diesel. And now they want to charge us for it. What planet are these politicians on?
You can’t encourage people to take what are described as virtuous acts, only to punish them later financially.
See his support for protectionism, big government, big debts – and more.
We never thought we would write the words “Bring back Ed Miliband”.