"We are supposed to bring the burning of fossil fuels down to zero" says Peter Wexham, Liberal Democrat councillor for Leigh, writing in the Leigh Times
Originally published by Liberal Democrats - Working For You Across Southend
"Whilst I am writing this article, we are in the middle of the hottest heatwave the country has ever known and at the same time everyone wanting to run the country seems to have forgotten about global warming and the promises made at the Climate Change Conference late last year. We are supposed to bring the burning of fossil fuels down to zero.
"Since then, the Government have given licences for new oil and gas fields in the North Sea and are still looking at opening up a new coal mine.