The National Trust has written a very concerning article outlining how the government has scrapped ten important policies which should have been in place to protect the environment.

As Craig Bennett, chief executive, Friends of the Earth, said:
“This all out attack on green policies undermines UK efforts to tackle climate change ahead of global talks in Paris, and sets back our renewables industry when other countries are speeding towards clean energy and green jobs.”

Obviously the effects of corporate ‘lobbying’ have had their effect – and no doubt there will be some fairly obvious corporate names appear in both the party donors lists and New Year Honours.

You can read the full article on the National Trust website.

Chris Tradgett

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