By Eric Worrall – Re-Blogged From WUWT
Their prescription of course is more socialism.
Why President Macron’s U-turn is a warning for climate leaders
By Mark Lynas, Updated 0921 GMT (1721 HKT) December 31, 2018
(CNN) The humiliation of President Emanuel Macron should be a cautionary tale for any world statesman or woman considering taking on the mantle of climate leadership.
In October the French president was “auditioning to be leader of the free world” at the United Nations General Assembly in New York, with tackling global warming a centerpiece of his pitch.
Two months later an abashed and humbled Macron backtracked on French national television in the face of sustained violent protests by the “gilet jaunes” (yellow jackets) movement.