Friday, 1 August 2008

Warm under the collar

The BBC website has an interesting story about the UK's contribution to climate change, which, as the BBC and others have pointed out before, is higher than admitted if aviation and shipping are included.

It's the tone of the piece that I find most interesting. Environment analyst Roger Harrabin has been given licence to have a bit of a go at the government.
a massive blow to the British government

The government sat on the SEI report since February, tested its calculations, then published it in an obscure press release on 2 July.
we are getting countries like China to do our dirty work
I'm not saying I disagree with any of it, it's just stronger than you would normally get from the Beeb.

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