The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

YOU can’t over­look the deadly green ideas that con­trib­uted to the Gren­fell Tower fire in London.

Alu­minium com­pos­ite cladding was put on the build­ing last May, not just for its looks but as a sus­tain­able en­ergy so­lu­tion to get green ticks in the car­bon-ob­sessed UK reg­u­la­tory sys­tem.

As the 24-storey build­ing’s Ten­ant Man­age­ment Or­gan­i­sa­tion de­clared in its strate­gic re­port about the re­fur­bish­ment: “All of this will greatly en­hance the en­ergy ef­fi­ciency of the build­ing.”

The flammable in­su­la­tion was de­signed to im­prove en­ergy ef­fi­ciency and all signs point to the fact it ac­cel­er­ated the fire, act­ing as a chim­ney to draw flames up the build­ing.

Fears were raised last week that car­bon emis­sion tar­gets were pri­ori­tised ahead of safety.

In Aus­tralia, cheap flammable Chi­nese alu­minium com­pos­ite cladding has led to build­ing fires. Green ide­ol­ogy has given us sky high elec­tric­ity prices, deadly pink batts and now flammable cladding.

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