Thursday, October 01, 2009

Green economics

Shorter Peter Tatchell: If we cancel projects which cost £160bn over the next 25 years, then we can pay off nearly the whole of the financial deficit of £175bn. Or we could spend £80bn of the money that we've saved on creating lots of new green jobs. Then the next year, when we have a budget deficit of £255bn and have taken all of the one off savings, we can, um, err...

Peter Tatchell wins the 'Neal Lawson prize', awarded to truly terrible arguments in support of good ideas.

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