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Sun Apr 28, 2019, 05:03 AM

3. The embarrassment here is right wing keyboard colonels...

...who have reacted to Greta Thunberg by flinging abuse rather than making any attempt to engage with people over the issues she raises.

This approach by right wingers actually does a disservice to their own cause. And on that note, my former MP Natascha Engel has resigned her position as "fracking tsar" as she doesn't think that the Conservatives are pushing fracking enough!


The government's fracking tsar has quit the post after just six months, claiming policy around the controversial process has meant her role has become "an impossible task".

Natascha Engel said a traffic light system which halts fracking when a tremor with a magnitude of 0.5 is recorded "amounts to a de facto ban" and accused environmental activists of being "highly successful" in encouraging the government to curb fracking despite its "enormous potential".

In her resignation letter to Greg Clark, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the former Labour MP said: "A perfectly viable and exciting new industry that could help meet our carbon reduction targets, make us energy secure and provide jobs in parts of the country that really need them is in danger of withering on the vine - not for any technical or safety reasons, but because of a political decision."

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