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Left wing applaud Thatcher’s decision to close coal pits (she saved the polar bears)


MARGARET Thatcher is, perhaps, best remembered for closing the coal mines. Some on the Left hate her for it. Fast forward to today and voices on the Left are beseeching the powers that be to close the mines.

‘’If the world ever takes climate change seriously, that coal simply has to stay in the ground,’’ Mr McKibben said. ‘’There’s no physical way to burn it, or Canada’s tar sands, or Venezuela’s shale oil, and not go over the red line that almost all governments, including Australia’s, have drawn at two degrees.’’

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Posted: 11th, April 2013 | In: Reviews | Comments (9)