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Climate betrayer Keir Starmer’s party won’t reverse new oil and gas licences. Don’t support it

Facemask: the amount of pollution produced by the oil and gas production that Rishi Sunak has authorised and Keir Starmer (pictured) won’t rescind is enormous. Will we all need to go back to wearing face masks, just to save ourselves from choking?

Representatives of Keir Starmer’s STP (Substitute Tory Party, formerly Labour) have admitted that they will not cancel the new North Sea oil and gas drilling licences that Rishi Sunak has given to multinational companies – many of which have given work to his wife’s family business.

It makes no sense at all – unless one assumes that politicians on both sides of the House of Commons are “all in it together”.

Think about this:

So the Green Party is coming forward with realistic solutions to the crises that we are facing.

Is it any wonder, then, that when Thangam Debbonaire also admitted her party would not rescind those new licences, this response came back?

See, Ms Debbonaire can talk until she’s blue in the face (and not just in her politics); we see the difference between what she’s saying and what her party is doing.

And what is the practical result of new oil and gas drilling licences? Here’s a handy snapshot of what has happened already:

This is analysis from The Guardian. According to my little AI friend, “According to an article from The Guardian, new oil and gas licences for the North Sea that the UK government has approved in the past two years will produce as much carbon dioxide as the annual emissions of nearly 14m cars, or the entire yearly emissions of Denmark. The analysis shows that about 28m tonnes of carbon dioxide over the lifetimes of the fields will be increased more than eightfold if potential licences under consideration are also granted

So an eightfold increase would produce as much carbon dioxide as the annual emissions of nearly 112 million cars – on top of the 14 million already being produced.

The Tories – and Keir Starmer’s mob – are literally trying to choke us to death, it seems.

So there seems very little point in supporting either of these two genocidal gangs.

How about giving the Greens a chance instead, then – or any socialist alternative that offers genuinely green environmental policies?


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