Zac Goldsmith on the Tory green climbdown – Politics Weekly UK podcast

As images of wildfires, heatwaves and typhoons spread across the world, the UK government has hinted it could backtrack on its own green commitments. The Guardian’s John Harris is joined by the Conservative peer and former international climate minister Zac Goldsmith and the Guardian’s political editor Pippa Crerar to discuss why the Conservatives and Labour struggle with climate policy. Help support our independent journalism at
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