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Environment report: capitalism is the environment’s guarantor

Blue can still go green—with the help of the market

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Is it any surprise that Extinction Rebellion environmental campaigners are so keen on dismantling capitalism, given that socialists embrace them while capitalists recoil in fear? Recent weeks hold a lesson. Conservatives must engage more with environmental groups. Our means may be different, but not the ends we wish to see.

True, some Conservatives have reached out to Extinction Rebellion and the even more successful School Strike for Climate. Despite this, there are some on the right who would focus on their methods, not their…

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