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The UK Gov’t backtracks on cast iron commitments to environmental performance standards to make space for more dirty coal.

I can’t help thinking it’s a sweetener to bring the big energy companies on board for the stalled nuclear programme. Investors won’t commit unless the taxpayer guarantees their profits and underwrites the decommissioning costs.

Public debt for private profit, without so much as a mention of consumer restraint – all sounds depressingly familiar.

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