11 May '11, 6am

Huhne urged to resign over "green" Government: Friends of the Earth call for Energy Secretary to walk

Huhne urged to resign over "green" Government: Friends of the Earth call for Energy Secretary to walk

Huhne urged to resign over "green" Government10 May 2011 Friends of the Earth has urged Energy Minister Chris Huhne to resign if the Government doesn't listen to the science on climate change. An independent body of experts - the Committee on Climate Change - has advised the Government to have stronger UK climate change targets. The advice is science-based and is supported by key business leaders such as Tesco, Shell and EDF Energy. Government fallout But David Cameron's Government is coming under intense pressure from several departments to reject the advice . Friends of the Earth has written to Mr Huhne urging him to resign if the advice is rejected. The call coincides with leaked documents revealing that senior Liberal Democrat Vince Cable opposes tougher action on climate change . It's astonishing that Vince Cable is urging the Government to snub its key advisor's call...

Full article: http://www.foe.co.uk/news/huhne_urged_resign_30717.html

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