Tom Franklin, the Green Party candidate for York Central, didn’t mince his words in this interview with York St John University’s April Coward and Victoria Cotton.
Of the prospect of a Conservative majority government headed by Boris Johnson, he said:
I am extremely worried for the future of the country.
We’re in a climate emergency and the Conservative Party is not taking it seriously – and we’re in severe danger of not meeting any of our international targets…
Brexit is going to be a disaster in itself, but the climate emergency is going to make that look like chicken feed.