Hot Air

With Tony Blair having made climate change one of the two major themes of his presidency of the G8 and the EU in June, it is a serious embarrassment to be told by the country’s top scientific body that his claimed international leadership in the field is false, and that he needs to announce immediate action in the Queen’s speech tomorrow to address the problem.

In fact. the scientists emphasise that most of the gains the UK has made in reducing emissions are nothing to do with Mr Blair, and happened because of the switch to gas before he came to office.

Technorati tag: ,