Strong words this week from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust on government plans to allow fracking in, errrr, nature reserves:
The Tories’ election triumph sent shudders through the solar energy industry with Ernst & Young cautioning that the manifesto made “painful reading for the renewables sector” and the solar industry’s most established trade body warning that “the outlook is obviously unclear”.
A source close to David Cameron has told the Telegraph that the 2015 Conservative manifesto will include measures to “eradicate” wind turbines — nine years after David Cameron waged a planning battle with his own neighbours to erect a turbine on his house. In a sop to campaigners in traditional Conservative countryside seats, the manifesto will reform subsidies […]
This isn’t just a headline for today’s Sun (£) — this is a quote from Cameron himself: “Get rid of all the green crap” Number 10 have issued a classic non-denial denial, saying “we do not recognise this at all”. And politicians wonder why the public thinks them untrustworthy.
When will Dave realise it takes a bit more than a windmill on the side of your house and some ‘bags for life’ in the cupboard? Full story at Left Foot Forward.