"It has been profoundly depressing to witness the way the so-called climate sceptics are, apparently, able to intimidate all sorts of people from adopting the precautionary measures necessary to avert environmental collapse,"Sounds terrifying doesn't it? All these nasty types scurrying around undermining the Government's attempts to save our children.
So what does he make of the statement today in the FT
Ministers from the UK, France and Germany have issued a joint call for the EU to raise its emissions reduction target to 30% by 2020.
The EU's current target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by 2020 will not be enough to drive green innovation and keep Europe in the race for clean technologies, argued UK Energy and Climate Change Minister Chris Huhne, German Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen and French Environment Minister Jean-Louis Borloo.
What the hell would they have come up with without the intimidation?