There’s no contradiction in environmentalists mourning the loss of the UK’s coal mines

Prime minister Boris Johnson has come under fire for his comments about the decline of coal mining in the UK. On the surface, it might seem hypocritical for those on the left, and especially environmentalists, to mourn the shutting down of coal pits. But a more nuanced analysis shows that there is, in fact, no contradiction.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under The Canary

Leave a Reply