Just Stop Oil responds to Prime Minister’s call for a “climate change pass” – juststopoil.org
JSO Press March 10, 2022
The Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP
The Prime Minister
10 Downing Street
London SW1A 2AA
Dear Prime Minister
Thank you for the reply to our letter written by BEIS on your behalf (which we enclose below).
In the letter you have sought to justify investment in new fossil fuel supply projects, but have done so without reference to the expert advice from the International Energy Agency, the United Nations and the entire scientific community that such investment is inconsistent with keeping 1.5˚C alive.
It would appear that you know, investment in new fossil fuel supply projects jeopardises the future of humanity, but you propose to encourage it anyway.
While the BEIS response refers to the “independent Climate Change Committee” (which is funded by central government), it omits to mention the CCC’s letter to the Business Minister of 24 February 2022, which says: