Green and prosperous
BORIS Johnson understands that the race to switch to a green economy has nothing to do with sentimental “bunny hugging” but is, in fact, a chance to trigger a technological boom.
The Prime Minister, who took part in an online Earth Day summit with President Biden yesterday, has no interest in turning his back on progress and modernity.
Going green is not about limiting our freedom to travel or pushing up energy costs. We need to find ways to heat our homes and power our transport systems which are not reliant on finite fuels, which are often found in states run by dictators and are also poisoning our planet.
This newspaper has great green ambitions because we believe the UK can lead the new industrial revolution. We want to see communities that have missed out on prosperity proudly buzzing as prosperous centres of manufacturing and innovation.