Skip to comments.UK blows £39m
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 ...
Sheeeeyit. That won't even pay for a typical Obama weekend getaway.
Didn’t it cost something like 100 million USD for his last excursion to Africa?