Lord Deben, the Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, took to Radio 4 this morning to warn listeners that climate change will displace 170 million people from Bangladesh. Unless we reintroduce subsidies for onshore windmills…
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“Bangladesh will be practically be unable to be lived in if we do not halt the march of climate change and we’ll have 170 million displaced people wandering around the world looking for somewhere to live.”
There’s just one problem with the good Lord’s presumption that rising water levels will swamp Bangladesh: nowadays even the climate change true believers don’t think Bangladesh will drown – even in their worst case scenarios.