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Flat White

Laughably ludicrous ‘green’ targets

29 June 2022

1:00 PM

29 June 2022

1:00 PM

In Mary Poppins, Uncle Albert’s infectious laughter has first Bert, then the children, float up from the floor to join him near the ceiling, supported by nothing but their mutual merriment, later joined by Mary.

Something of the sort has infected our politicians. To press their claims to climate action virtue, they float ever more ambitious emission reduction targets, their feet entirely off the ground of engineering, economic, and political reality.

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