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9:26 am, October 26th, 2016 - 25 comments
Categories: business, capitalism, climate change, Ethics, global warming - Tags: carbon, climate change, emissions, Heathrow, principles, resignation
No, not in NZ, of course – Zac Goldsmith quits as MP over ‘doomed’ Heathrow expansion decision.
But it did make me wonder how long it has been since any government MP here made a stand on principle? Labour has had splits that were instrumental in forming ACT, New Labour, and The Maori Party. Nat MPs seem more – docile.
While we’re passing by the subject of Heathrow though, have a read of – The decision to back a third runway at Heathrow is a grotesque folly. The madness of the consequences of increasing carbon emissions has been well hidden in the Heathrow report.