Labour Quietly Drop Climate Change Target

Jeremy Corbyn has quietly downgraded Labour’s ambition to tackle climate change despite today promising a “green industrial revolution.” It’s not just Brexit pledges that they’ve ripped out of their manifesto…

In 2017 Labour committed to achieving 60% of energy -including heating- from “zero-carbon or renewable sources by 2030”, but now they’ve dropped this target to “low carbon sources” in a recent paper from Labour on the renationalisation of the energy networks.

Low carbon and renewable sources already make up 53% of our electricity mix. That share has risen by over 2.5% in the last year alone. On current trends, by 2030 Labour’s new target will be far, far less green than the actual status quo…

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Marc Almond on Emma Thompson…

“Emma Thompson has arrived in her gas guzzling carbon footprint stomping jet to serve Vegan food from the boat parked on Oxford Circus while the Yoga classes are taking place on Waterloo Bridge! Haha really? Couldn’t make this stuff up.”


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