Claim: British Conservative Climate Change Plans “The Stuff of Dreams”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

The Conservative New South Wales State Premier Gladys Berejiklian has told former Conservative British Prime Minister Theresa May how we can all only hope to emulate Britain’s net zero climate change plan.

UK conservatives’ action on climate change ‘stuff of dreams’, NSW Premier tells Theresa May

By Nick O’Malley
September 2, 2020 — 9.48pm

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has told former UK prime minister Theresa May that from an Australian perspective it was “the stuff of dreams” to see her conservative government legislate last year net-zero carbon emissions targets by 2050.

Speaking in an online forum hosted by the Liberal Party-linked environment group Coalition for Conservation, Ms Berejiklian said Ms May’s climate policy set an example to other conservative governments. She joked that NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean should inform the Federal government that the state was adopting the UK climate strategy.

“To have a conservative Tory government legislate 2050 emissions is the stuff of dreams in Australia …. We can only help to emulate it,” Ms Berejiklian said on Wednesday night.

Asked how she overcame political obstacles to legislate for net-zero emissions Ms May said there was little opposition and historically the UK Conservative Party has embraced action on climate change, noting that one of the first world leaders to address climate change was Margaret Thatcher.

Read more: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/uk-conservatives-action-on-climate-change-stuff-of-dreams-nsw-premier-20200902-p55ruw.html

As WUWT recently noted, this “dream” is currently costing ordinary British taxpayers around £10 billion per year, during a time of hardship caused by the Covid-19 lockdown. And it is far from clear how cold climate high population density Britain could ever generate enough renewable energy to be self sufficient.

Even Australia, with all our vast, empty sun drenched deserts, is struggling to find an economically viable path to 100% renewable energy.

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September 3, 2020 at 12:19AM

Author: uwe.roland.gross

Don`t worry there is no significant man- made global warming. The global warming scare is not driven by science but driven by politics. Al Gore and the UN are dead wrong on climate fears. The IPCC process is a perversion of science.