I always try to stay away from writing about politics as much as I can, but after finding out what our current Secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs has been saying lately, I simply had to put fingers to keyboard.
The cabinet minister Owen Paterson responsible for the countries environmental policies said publicly:
“that global warming would be beneficial”.
Mr Paterson also claimed:
“there would be advantages to an increase in temperature predicted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change including fewer people dying of cold in winter and the growth of certain crops further north.”
This level of childlike thinking does not stop there as he also added: (more…)