The day after the IPCC presented its latest report, confirming that climate shit is fast closing in on the fan, George Osborne, the UK finance minister, has said:
“I want to provide for the country the cheapest energy possible, consistent with having it reliable, in other words as a steady supply, and consistent with us playing our part in an international effort to tackle climate change.
“But I don’t want us to be the only people out there in front of the rest of the world. I certainly think we shouldn’t be further ahead of our partners in Europe.”
Great stuff, George. Keep your foot hard down, that’s the way!