Economic crises have infantilised multiple generations. Our leaders need to give them hope.
Posts Tagged: Greta Thunberg
Darren Grimes: Out of office but in power. How the Left keeps losing elections, yet gets its way nonetheless.
Each time rioting is ignored by the police, we move one stop closer to allowing a tyrannical Twitter-dwelling minority to become very powerful indeed.
The ideas of that decade are still with us, staggering around like a zombie in a garish “Global Hypercolor” t-shirt.
Nation states can act decisively when they wish to do so: the EU seems paralysed.
Robert Goodwill: Let’s Get Heathrow Done. Johnson must appeal if the Government loses today on expansion in the courts.
Enough daydreaming about unfeasible and unfunded alternatives on islands in the estuary; enough dithering and delay.
And Tories have known since Thatcher’s time that climate change has to be taken seriously.
Ryan Bourne: Greta Thunberg and Prince Harry are wrong. Our ingenuity is the earth’s ultimate resource.
The only sustainable route to reducing carbon emissions will come precisely from the sorts of innovation that drive the “fairytales” that she bemoans.
Rory Stewart: Of course there’s a climate emergency. Here’s a wide-ranging Conservative programme to tackle it.
Saving our planet will require a very eclectic bunch of policies. The task calls for moral courage and grinding common-sense.
There are clearly dangers in accepting the terms set out by green activists – who essentially argue that we can only protect the environment by slowing growth.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Lidington gives the impression that on Brexit the Government is becalmed
The Prime Minister’s deputy baffled inquiry with consummate professionalism.
After all, his Committee on Climate Change effectively sets the Government’s framework on emission reductions. So why not?