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UK blows 39m
The Sun (UK) ^ | July 22, 2013 | by Craig Woodhouse

Posted on 07/22/2013 5:31:52 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

BRITAIN is splurging an extra £39million on fighting climate change abroad — as squeezed taxpayers face more austerity at home.

The hike was branded a “total waste of money” after being uncovered by The Sun.

The UK will dole out £969 million on foreign green projects — including wind farms in Africa and forestry in Nepal — by 2015-16, up from £930million a year earlier.

Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy added: “Constituents will accept it if it is being spent stopping people starving — not silly budgets like this one.”

But a Government spokesman said: “We cannot have food security, water security or energy security unless the world tackles climate change.”

(Excerpt) Read more at thesun.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: climategate; failure; hoax; redistribution

1 posted on 07/22/2013 5:31:52 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
39 million pounds???

Sheeeeyit. That won't even pay for a typical Obama weekend getaway.

2 posted on 07/22/2013 5:37:20 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Didn’t it cost something like 100 million USD for his last excursion to Africa?


3 posted on 07/22/2013 5:39:00 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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