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‘No time to waste’ on climate, warns PM – Friends of the Earth reaction

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Reacting to Boris Johnson’s warning that there is “no time to waste” on climate action, Friends of the Earth climate campaigner Muna Suleiman said

“Urgent action is needed to deal with the climate crisis, which is why Boris Johnson must turn around his government’s failure to keep on track to meet its own target for cutting emissions.

“The Prime Minister’s forthcoming 10 point plan is a real opportunity to show his commitment to a zero carbon future, but he must abandon climate-wrecking policies too. 

“If Mr Johnson wants to demonstrate global leadership on the climate emergency he can start by ending the £27 billion road programme, calling a stop on airport expansion and halting the funding of fossil fuel development overseas.”

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For more information contact the Friends of the Earth press office on 020 7566 1649 / 07718 394786 (out of hours – please do not text this number) or by emailing media@foe.co.uk 

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1. Friends of the Earth is an international community dedicated to the protection of the natural world and the wellbeing of everyone in it. We bring together more than two million people in 75 countries, combining people power all over the world to transform local actions into global impact. For more information visit: friendsoftheearth.uk follow us at @friends_earth, or like our Facebook

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