Quote of the day from Colin James:
. . . human-made law is for humans’ wellbeing and future, not the preservation of some frozen-in-time environmental mix. We live in the human-shaped anthropocene epoch, not in an overhang of some idealised historical period. We started the shaping millennia ago with shovels and fire. . .
He was discussing the dilemma facing the Green Party and their tendency to see economic development and environmental protection and enhancement as mutually exclusive.
Environmental awareness is growing and in spite of what they would like to believe, green issues and initiatives are not the preserve of the left of the political spectrum where the Greens are mired.
Both the will and means to have green growth are increasing with the economic, environmental and social benefits it brings.
The Greens no doubt feel threatened by that because the country grows greener their radical left agenda becomes even less relevant.