Did CO2 emissions stabilise or drop, then?
And if temperatures aren't rising, why is there any justification for spending any taxpayers' money on "green" policies at all?
Evidence-based policy making? Hence?
“Soviet-style” green subsidies for wind farms must be scrapped because turbines are blighting local communities, the new Environment Secretary said on Tuesday. Owen Paterson, who took on the role last month, said wind developers should “stand on their own two feet” instead of asking for money from the state. He said green technologies such as wind farms might actually have a worse impact than climate change, because they are causing “public insurrection”.And from John Hayes?
So long as I am the Energy minister, the high-flown theories of cognitive bourgeoisie left academics will not over-ride the interests of ordinary people who need fuel for heat, light, and transport – energy policies, you might say, for the many not the few.And
The Coalition is putting an end to the "never-ending gravy train of green subsidies" in a bid to bring down energy bills, the climate change minister has said. Mr Barker promised the Coalition would "cut subsidy where we can and put value for money at the heart of our policies".Now here's a thing. These stories come from political reporters. The environment