Tag: Enviro-mentalism

Consequences…

London’s emergency services are struggling to meet a new crackdown on emissions from Sadiq Khan, it can be revealed. There are more than 800 police, fire and ambulance vehicles that will breach the ultra low emission zone rules if the…

Oh, Suddenly The Law’s A Hindrance…?

Shadow transport minister Andy McDonald told The Argus it was “deeply concerning” Sussex Police officers investigating the tragedy were being hindered in their work after a High Court ruling yesterday. The force took the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) to…

It’s Enough To Drive You Bonkers!

British health systems are unprepared for the “devastating” effects of climate change, leading health bodies have warned. As extreme weather events such as flooding or heatwaves become more common, the UK Health Alliance on Climate Change urged ministers not to…

So Where Do You Want Us To Build?

Catherine Shoard on utilising brownfield sites for building those new houses we ‘need’… The government cannot allow Ebbsfleet to fail. The investment already committed is enormous. HS1, too, didn’t come cheap, and public feeling about its Midlands sister depends to…

Are You Cooking With Gas?

Well, not for much longer, if the ecomentalists have their way… Householders across the country will be horrified to learn that, over the next decade or two, the Government plans to phase out all our gas-fired cookers and heating systems…

Why Not ‘Wear Bambi’..?

…after all, we’re eating him, aren’t we? It’s the dappled brown fur many of us first laid eyes on watching Disney’s Bambi. But now the same soft hide has been turned into a luxury fashion accessory – to the horror…

Plastic Bag Tax? A Runaway Success!

Certainly, some things are running away, anyway: A Tesco supermarket has had 500 of its shopping baskets stolen after a 5p charge for plastic carrier bags was introduced last year. The store in Denbighshire, north-east Wales, has just 16 baskets…

WE’LL Tell You What You Think, Peasants…

…cabinet member for environment, councillor Nilgun Canver, says the fortnightly waste collection is encouraging more people in Haringey to recycle. She said: “Residents support our objectives to cut waste and increase recycling to protect the environment and the future of…

So much for Earth Hour

Usually around this time of year I’ll write something about what a pointless, time wasting, meaningless circle jerk Dirt Hour is, and how, while I won’t be turning on every light and then going out to drive round the neighbourhood…

Climate supergrass

No, not the Climategate 2.0 email release lat last year. Not the Himalayan glaciers, which even the Grauniad concedes are pretty much the same now as they were a decade ago (it’s still “a concern”, natch – it’ll always be…