Spectator reveals worrying insight into direction of Tory policy on climate


Peter Lilley hypes up shale gas with poor analysis, woolly thinking and an apparent hatred for environmentalists

This week’s issue of the Spectator provides a worrying insight into the possible future direction of Conservative party policy on energy and the climate. The front cover promotes an article by Peter Lilley, the MP for Hitchin and Harpenden, which hypes up the benefits of shale gas, based on poor analysis, woolly thinking and an apparently visceral hatred for environmentalists.

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