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This election is not about Brexit, it is about the climate emergency

Vote for Planet Earth

By Bill McGuire  

Photo: Pacific Press/SIPA USA/PA Images

Bugger Brexit! If we’re honest, it’s what we all feel—for one reason or another. It is also a sentiment that Boris Johnson hopes will drive into his clutches voters who—he would say—just want Brexit done and dusted. But this election is about far more even than the UK’s future relationship with the EU. The reality is that the UK has bigger fish to fry—and none bigger than the existential threat of climate breakdown.

Since Theresa May chose to…

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