Only Boris Johnson could spin the climate crisis as an ‘opportunity’

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Thursday 04 November 2021 16:58
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<p>Boris Johnson has claimed there are ‘opportunities’ for the UK from melting ice caps, as he hosts the Cop26 summit in Glasgow </p>

Boris Johnson has claimed there are ‘opportunities’ for the UK from melting ice caps, as he hosts the Cop26 summit in Glasgow

You have to hand it to him. By spinning the destruction of the habitability of the planet for human life as an “opportunity” – because melting ice caps will open trade routes – Boris Johnson has managed to make turning up to Cop26 completely pointless.

What was it all for, Boris? What’s the use of absolutely all of the last 10,000 years and the millions of years of human evolution, if we sacrifice it for a few years of shipping across the Arctic Circle?

What next? Sign off Cop26 with a rendition of “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life”?

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