Sunday, July 17, 2011

The MEPs' reluctance to agree with the coalition's climate aims is at odds with Cameron's statements. Only last month, after committing the UK to the toughest carbon targets in the EU, Cameron reiterated his green claims: "When the coalition came together last year, we said we wanted this to be the greenest government ever. This is the right approach for Britain if we are to combat climate change, secure our energy supplies for the long-term and seize the economic opportunities that green industries hold … the UK can prove that there need not be a tension between green and growth."

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