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The ´polluters’ the EU
says don’t have to pay

Telegraph [UK], by Christopher Booker

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 12/8/2012 2:47:36 PM

Because energy-intensive industries were being forced to close or relocate outside the EU, we´re letting them off the hook. It might seem rather quixotic for a government that recently had to borrow £8.6 billion in a single month, in order to cover its ever-widening spending deficit, to then lash out £1.8 billion in foreign aid to build wind turbines in Mexico to supply Walmart with electricity, or to provide solar panels to some of the poorest countries in the world on condition that they don’t build the proper power stations they need to become richer.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 12/8/2012 9:49:05 PM     (No. 9055894)

Can any country country pay for a welfare state in their own country and then support the growth of a competing country? What is really sad is that the UK could produce natural gas from shale and build those energy intensive industries on=shore.

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