Skip to comments.Climate activists vow to fight as new gasfield gets go-ahead in North Sea
Posted on 06/02/2022 7:48:22 AM PDT by American Number 181269513
Environmentalists are threatening legal action in an attempt to halt the development of a new gasfield in the North Sea that has been given the green light by the UK government.
Climate experts reacted with anger after the government announced it had given the Jackdaw field, to be developed by the oil multinational Shell, “final regulatory approval” on Wednesday.
The business secretary, Kwasi Kwarteng, said: “Jackdaw gasfield – originally licensed in 1970 – has today received final regulatory approval. We’re turbocharging renewables and nuclear but we are also realistic about our energy needs now. Let’s source more of the gas we need from British waters to protect energy security.”
However, climate experts said the decision, announced on the eve of the long bank holiday weekend, flew in the face of clear evidence from scientists that countries had urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to avoid the worst effects of the climate crisis.
According to a recent scientific study, nearly half of existing fossil fuel production sites need to be shut down early if global heating is to be limited to 1.5C, the internationally agreed goal for avoiding climate catastrophe. This goes beyond the call by the International Energy Agency in 2021 to stop all new oil, gas and coal developments, a statement seen as radical at the time.
Ami McCarthy, a political campaigner for Greenpeace UK, said approving Jackdaw was “a desperate and destructive decision” and proved the government had no long-term plan.
“They could immediately shave billions off bills, get a grip on UK energy demand, create thousands of jobs, boost our economy, tackle the climate crisis and avoid future crises – if they just upgrade homes to be warmer and greener, and invest in clean and cheap renewable power.
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Shut down half of existing fossil fuel production sites?
These cultist environmentalists are out of their minds.
These whacks are relentless. It’s a religion to these people.
So how do these climate 🤡 🤡 🤡 feel about building more nuclear power plants - the ultimate “clean energy”?
Yeah didn’t think so.
Feel the Putin flow through you, energy haters!
It’s a repeat of CA. Remember all those tree-huggers who shut down nuclear and coal power plants in CA? Guess who later appeared on the front lines to protest electricity shortages when the rolling brownouts appeared.
What a great idea: Place all your energy eggs in the Russian supply basket with no backup plan in case you piss them off.
They can whine all they want...china and Russia couldn’t give 2 shits about the environment so what difference is one more gas field gonna make?
Most of these morons STILL can’t get it into their little pea brains where the other end of that battery operated car charge cord is connected to.
Climate activists should give up all access to power. If they want less energy then stop THEIR oil and electric. Throw away THEIR phones. If they had no power maybe they would have less time to actively protest to take away OUR energy.
They need a Harry Potter bat signal to let him know that Magic is needed.
Climate activists are going to make people die from cold in winter and heat in summer. They are murderers and need to be treated as such.
Kids and women predominately lead this students.....and the youth are the easiest to mis-lead. These same kids will fall both feet in when the man of the hour steps on the world stage.....they're already brainwashed to believe lies.
My granddaughter says her teacher told her that the dinosaurs disappeared because of climate change. When I started to mention the meteor that triggered the nuclear winter, I was promptly told that was a myth. When I asked her about the thin layer of Iridium, a major component found in meteors, that appears under 66 million years of detritus, I was told that, too, was a myth. She has been totally brainwashed.
Gotta LOVE the Greens... They do all that they can to start WW3 in Ukraine, then they turn around and do all that they can to make Putin RICH.
What is the point of that threat? Who's going to carry it out?
I'm scared of boats, let alone bullets. Not even to consider bad prison food.
Will you hold my hand? Give me your extra crusts?
Ok, so if the dinosaurs disappeared because of Climate Change, doesn’t that pretty much prove that humans have nothing to do with it?
Tap Environmentalists for GAS
“If they would just...”
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