Delingpole: Ten Years of the Climate Change Act – History’s Most Expensive Virtue Signal

Posted: November 24, 2018 by oldbrew in Accountability, opinion, Politics
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It’s hard to tell if MPs are unaware the CCA is doing its best to undermine the UK economy, or if they are too blinded by imaginary virtue-signalling to be interested.


By Paul Homewood

h/t Philip Bratby

It is now the tenth anniversary of what, by any account, is by far the most expensive piece of legislation ever enacted by the UK Parliament.

Dellers celebrates in style:


If you want to loathe and despise the political class even more than you do already, I heartily recommend a read of the damning report that Rupert Darwall has compiled for the Global Warming Policy Foundation. Keep a bottle of whisky and your service revolver handy for when you’re done.

Darwall describes the Climate Change Act (CCA) as “history’s most expensive virtue signal.”

Unlike, say, the Paris Climate Accord — all of whose carbon emissions targets are entirely voluntary — the CCA imposes on Britain a legally binding commitment to ensure that its CO2 emissions in 2050 are at least 80 per cent lower than in 1990. (Originally the target was just 60 per…

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  1. ivan says:

    Apart from this glorified virtue signalling by FoE and the labourites costing UK industry £ trillions it also costs the public vast amounts in raised power price, green taxes on everything to do with transport and it is also destroying the wildlife especially birds.

    There appears to be no way out of this disaster because all the politicians all subscribe to the UN one world government utopia ‘vision’, maybe we need a modern Cromwell to get the country back on track.

  2. JB says:

    Well now, that sign was probably written with carbon black… And as for the bearer thereof, he should relinquish his water to the environment, as well as his carbon, thereby leading the way.