Environmental activists bombarded Johnson’s Twitter feed with suggestions that the Prime Minister practice what he preaches after posting a photo of himself getting off the plane.
Published: June 10, 2021 16:10 |
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PLYMOUTH: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been criticized for flying to the Group of Seven Summit in Cornwall instead of taking the train as he pushes leaders to be more against the global one Warming up.
Environmental activists bombarded Johnson’s Twitter feed with suggestions that the Prime Minister practice what he preaches after posting a photo of himself getting off the plane, accompanied by an appeal that said Making the world better, fairer and greener.
I have arrived in Cornwall for this year’s @ G7 where I will ask my fellow leaders to rise to the challenge of defeating the pandemic and rebuilding it better, fairer and greener.
It’s going to be a busy and important summit, and I can’t wait to get started. # G7UK pic.twitter.com/H4VSQ2SCD6
Boris Johnson is this serious about tackling the climate emergency: He flew to Cornwall ?? Zarah Sultana, an MP for the opposition Labor Party, tweeted.
According to figures published on the UK government website, domestic flights cause about six times more greenhouse gases than rail travel.
A train journey to Cornwall takes about five hours compared in less than 90 minutes for a flight.
Johnson will host heads of state or government from the seven richest democracies in the world during the summit this weekend at the Carbis Bay Resort in Cornwall.
The agenda includes talks on climate change , the global response to COVID-19 and the taxation of multinational corporations.
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