Bet you didn’t know this about the Iron Lady

Posted on March 16, 2012


This week I went to a great talk by Prof Jonathan Boston on the politics of global climate change. Here are some of the slides.

I have to confess that his last slide was a surprise to me. While American right-wing denials fill our media we have failed to notice that almost every other conservative party was – and is – behind efforts to address climate change, even the Iron Lady herself: (here’s the text of Thatcher’s 1989 speech).

Prof Jonathan Boston - Global Climate Change Policy talk