Some of the measures they suggested could, if fully implemented, go some way to tackling global warming – for instance, legally binding carbon dioxide emission targets.
But neither Brown nor Cameron is willing to put forward the fundemental shifts required.
Neither supports the renationalisation of public transport so that people can travel cheaply and move away from relying on their cars.
Neither will build new eco-friendly council homes, or prevent property developers from dictating policy on housing design and insulation.
As long as climate change plans focus on individual choices and shy away from regulating big business, the problem will continue.
The truth of the matter is that you can’t save the planet by making sure your telly isn’t on standby.
We need a new set of priorities – and a new system – that puts the planet before profit.
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