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As Green As They Look

by | 24th, April 2006

‘“VOTE blue, go green.” So says the banner flying over the Tories’ local election campaign – a banner, and message, that may or may not be made of biodegradable matter.

‘Down, Vauxhall! Down’

The Tories are keen to show you just how much they care about the environment. So concerned are they that the party’s leader has travelled by canoe, oxcart and piggyback to Norway to see the effects of global warming on a glacier deep in the Arctic Circle.

Only he did not Cameron went by Vauxhall Omega and jet to Longyearbyen, Svalbnard. The only time fossil fuel played no part in Cameron’s grand gesture was when he drove a dogsled on his way to the Scott-Turner glacier.

Meanwhile, Gordon Brown, that other prime ministerial hopeful, was rowing to New York to talk about climate change. Of course, Gordon didn’t he went by jet airplane. But he did say that “climate change is a global problem requiring a global solution”.

And, like Cameron, Brown does claim that his trip will be offset by making contributions to renewable energy projects. The Tories should contribute about £200 to such schemes.

How easy it is to be green when you can buy Mother Nature off. “You wanna stop global warming?” asks Mother Nature rubbing together a finger and thumb suggestively.

And the LibDems are just as green. The party’s leader,

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