Confidential Archive Documents Reveal UK Government’s Efforts to Cement Image as ‘Climate Leader’ 25 Years Ago

Source: Desmog UK


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The UK government has been boasting about its global climate leadership both at home and on the world stage for more than 25 years. But, for the first time, a trove of confidential government documents recently made public by the National Archives reveals how the Conservative government of John Major worked internally to cement the image of the UK as a global climate leader.