Quote of the day 8th November 2021
"The proposed coal mine is not for energy production – which would be against the government’s Net Zero policy – it is for steel production.
If the coking coal produced isn’t extracted in the UK it will have to be imported – generating far more pollution.
Likewise, if steel is not manufactured in the UK it will need to be imported – generating far more pollution.
The UK coal plant will also be far more environmentally sensitive than the alternative. If Britain is to level up and remain an industrial manufacturer, it is an essential resource…"
("Guido Fawkes" website from a comment piece called "BBC Climate editor loses it with PM over Cumbria Coal Mine" which you can read here.)