Rees-Mogg: ‘Britain must get every cubic inch of gas out of North Sea’

Leaked video shows business secretary ‘greenwashing fossil fuels’ and putting ‘ideology before climate’, say critics

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Jacob Rees-Mogg has told staff Britain “must get every cubic inch of gas out of the North Sea”, a leaked video shows. Critics have accused the business secretary of “putting his ideology before the climate” and “greenwashing fossil fuels” by prioritising gas over renewables.

A video, passed to the Guardian by a whistleblower, shows Rees-Mogg telling an all-staff meeting in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on Wednesday that the public needs to be persuaded that fossil fuels are the answer.

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@VincitOmniaVe18

RT @CarolineLucas: Leaked video confirms Rees-Mogg’s climate-wrecking plans – the worst possible energy secretary at worst possible moment.…

Posted on: 2022-09-29 07:32

@xpressanny

RT @Stillcrazysteve: Most of us, I suspect, would prefer to get every cubic inch of gas out of Mr Mogadon. https://t.co/oWWL9mA7er

Posted on: 2022-09-28 22:47

@xpressanny

RT @Stillcrazysteve: Rees-Mogg: ‘ the public needs to be persuaded that fossil fuels are the answer.’ Actually the government needs to lear…

Posted on: 2022-09-28 22:46

@MatthiasVialon

RT @KateRaworth: ...what's the cost to the planet? https://t.co/zdXcmrtjUg

Posted on: 2022-09-28 12:17

@DalyRutland

RT @CarolineLucas: Leaked video confirms Rees-Mogg’s climate-wrecking plans – the worst possible energy secretary at worst possible moment.…

Posted on: 2022-09-28 06:30

@SerendipitySays

RT @KateRaworth: ...what's the cost to the planet? https://t.co/zdXcmrtjUg

Posted on: 2022-09-27 15:59

@RejoinersRus

RT @CarolineLucas: Leaked video confirms Rees-Mogg’s climate-wrecking plans – the worst possible energy secretary at worst possible moment.…

Posted on: 2022-09-27 12:51

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