Feb 9, 2014: Nigel Farage brushes aside climate change adaptation needs

Leader Nigel Farage … in a TV interview during a visit to the flooded Somerset Levels on February 9th brushed aside the need for the UK to address climate change.” [Sky]


Context: UKIP appeals to people who want a simpler world, where women know their place (cleaning behind the fridge), people of colour know their place (not in England) and nature knows its place (under the technological thumb). As such, inconvenient truths – such as the need to get ready for the consequences of technological progress, is anathema.

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