New energy minister questions climate change targets

Tory MP Michael Fallon has replaced John Hayes as energy minister. Last week Fallon questioned whether "specific targets, for example on...climate change, are the best way of focusing our spending where it is most needed".

Tory MP Michael Fallon has replaced John Hayes as energy minister.

Last year Fallon questioned whether “specific targets, for example on…climate change, are the best way of focusing our spending where it is most needed“.

Fallon’s predecessor was criticised by green activists for his views on wind farms, but going by statements like this, Fallon may be even worse.

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