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Marf on TMay’s big idea – the war on plastic waste

Marf on TMay’s big idea – the war on plastic waste

She needs to be careful that it doesn’t become a “cones hotline” If the object was to move on from the bungling of the reshuffle then Theresa May’s remarkable move on plastic waste has certainly achieved that. For this is something that will affect almost everyone certainly those who have to shop and, no doubt, most people have a view. For the reshuffle simply highlighted to the world what a weak position she was in and that there is little…

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Climate change denial is dead – but the fight for green votes is starting

Climate change denial is dead – but the fight for green votes is starting

Donald Trump and the politics of climate change Donald Trump’s tweet that the snow-blasted US east coast would benefit from some global warming has reignited attention to his climate-change denial. But after a year of his presidency, it’s increasingly clear that, in terms of both public opinion and policy, rejection of climate science is a sideshow. Having a climate-change denier in the White House might seem like a triumph for people who want to stop action against global warming. Trump’s…

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