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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

"Climate justice"

A headline without a concept of how it is to be delivered, but necessarily full of lovely warm abstract words from the First Minister..

"I believe we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity to enshrine this important principle - that economic development should be linked to human rights - in global energy policy, ensuring that countries and communities least able to cope with the extreme weather events climate change brings are not further disadvantaged."
As this statement was delivered from the luxury of a hotel in Abu Dhabi, perhaps the FM should be looking a bit closer to home.
Recent hikes in the price of domestic oil have left the Western Isles facing staggering new levels of fuel poverty, with estimates that 60 per cent of households are now classed as being in its grip — and the figure for pensioners is even higher at 86 per cent.
Before the rest of the world gets a lecture, how about doing something in your own back yard?

Warm words doesn't make for warm houses.


Anonymous said...

The SNP only cares about raising revenue to fund an independent Scotland.

Ms Direction said...

Mr Pompous and his squirmworthy soundbites again, eh? Can we really allow him to get more control over Scotland?