This poshest of enviro-crusades fails to query why animals are going through extinction
When Michael Gove teased the announcement of an environmental victory on the In the present day programme final week, I puzzled if he had solved local weather change.
However no… in fact it was elephants. A partial ban on the UK’s home ivory commerce, lacking for the reason that manifesto, was again on the desk, he revealed. Gove tipped his hat to former setting secretary and main landowner Owen Paterson for championing the elephant. (Paterson’s best hits embody an try to scrap the UK’s Local weather Change Act.)