Gove: climate policy must not come ‘at the expense of economic growth’

Gove: climate policy must not come ‘at the expense of economic growth’
 

Michael Gove, the environment secretary, told the Conservative Party conference yesterday that “climate change is one of the biggest challenges and threats to biodiversity in the UK” - but pursuing climate policy must not come “at the expense of the economic growth that we also need in order to make sure that our country and other countries are resilient and can deal with the consequences of climate change”.
Gove made the comments at a fringe event hosted by his former staffer Henry Newman from Open Europe, the self-professed “premier thinktank of the Eurosceptic world”.
Gove said that he... read more

 
4 October 2017 in Environment, Views: 69
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