It’s been by far the greenest campaign in UK election history, with parties pledging tougher policies on the environment and climate change.
Well, after 30 years reporting this issue, I think that for the first time major parties have policies that match up to the scale of the challenge.
There is a consensus the UK must virtually eliminate its greenhouse-gas emissions in coming decades – but the deadline varies greatly. The Green Party makes the most radical pitch, pledging to ban the gases – which are created by burning fossil fuels and contribute to global warming – by 2030. This