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In response to the government’s decision to approve at least 100 new gas and oil licenses for the North Sea, Oxfam’s Climate Change Policy Advisor, Lyndsay Walsh, said:
“Today's wrongheaded decision is yet another example of the government’s hypocritical and dangerously inconsistent climate policy.
“Extracting more fossil fuels from the North Sea will send a wrecking ball through the UK’s climate commitments at a time when we should be investing in a just transition to a low carbon economy and our own abundant renewables.
“As millions of people in low-income countries are pushed deeper into hunger and poverty by a climate crisis they haven’t caused, high emitting and wealthy countries like the UK can no longer just talk the talk – they must walk the walk.”
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