Wednesday, December 1, 2010
It's all about the money...
Climate change aid will cost British taxpayers £2.9bn over four years
British taxpayers will have to fork out £2.9 billion over the next four years to help the world’s poorest countries cope with global warming, the Government said last night.
The Coalition said the 'climate finance' package was essential if the world was to get a legally binding treaty to stop global temperatures rising by more than 2c.
In the last year alone, the UK has paid £500 million for new wind farms, solar panel power plants and forestry protection schemes across Asia, Africa and South America.
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1334674/Climate-change-aid-cost-British-taxpayers-2-9bn-years.html#ixzz16tiAsVKO
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