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What’s Your Poison?

by | 27th, September 2004

‘IRAQ occupies a space once briefly dominated by green issues.

Will sleep ten

A couple of General Elections back, when the Greens were on the up and David Icke was saving the world from lizard men politicians talked much about wind power and alternative energy sources.

Had the hot air they spouted been bottled, the energy from it would now be powering a small town the size of Milton Keyes.

But now, after a break of a few years in which the front page has been dominated by hot issues like the war on terror, Euan Blair‘s flats and David Beckham’s sex life environmental issues are back on the political agenda.

Granted, they’re on page 11 of the Times, but back they are.

And the news is that ministers are to give local authorities the powers to offer citizens incentives to go green.

Cynics who have watched the stick replace the carrot in the attitude to motoring, may suspect these inducements to follow the lines of “Recycle food packaging or have your fridge towed away” and the levying of a £5 surcharge on every kettle boiled.

But Eliot Morley, the

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