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September 21, 2023

Sunak’s net zero speech was not an honest conversation

By Chris Hilson
Chris Hilson, University of Reading
Chris Hilson: we need to have an honest conversation about insulating Britain

The UK prime minister claimed he was finally doing what his predecessors had failed to do, acknowledge the costs of net zero and take steps to help working people. The reality was just the opposite

In his speech on net zero, Rishi Sunak claimed he was the first prime minister to engage in a responsible conversation about net zero, making difficult decisions for the long term and being honest with the British people about the costs of our climate targets.

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