Early indications suggest Miliband faces exactly the same problem as former, non-cabinet, climate change ministers – he has a room full of colleagues who do not believe it is practical to care about the environment in which we live, and he is stuck with the job of green-washing their half-hearted stabs at the issue ... If Miliband is going to make a success of his historic appointment to cabinet as the first climate change secretary of state, then he has to be straight with us, and straight with cabinet. He has to get through to his colleagues that business as usual is not only environmental suicide, but also economically unviable.
17 October 2008
An 80% Cut That Includes Aviation
Caroline Lucas on Ed Miliband's announcement of an 80% cut by 2050 ... that is, an 80% target which doesn't include aviation nor shipping emissions:
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