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Rishi Sunak

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Prime Minister Sunak, North Sea Oil: A Gamble With Our Future, Not a Lifeline

The specter of new oil drilling in the North Sea looms large, cloaked in promises of energy security and economic gain. But be warned, this proposed Offshore Petroleum Licensing Bill is not a lifeline; it's a reckless gamble with our planet's future and the UK's very well-being.
Remember your commitment to net zero by 2050? Each new oil rig drilled becomes a monument to broken promises, locking us into decades of fossil fuel dependence while renewable alternatives beckon. Is this truly the legacy you wish to leave?
Beyond betrayed promises lies environmental catastrophe. Each barrel extracted fuels the climate crisis, pushing us closer to irreversible tipping points. Floods, droughts, and extreme weather events – these are not distant threats, but the harbingers of a future you risk unleashing on our children.
Economic benefits touted by the bill are illusory. Studies show minimal impact on energy bills, while potential legal challenges under the Energy Charter Treaty could leave taxpayers footing a hefty bill for broken promises to fossil fuel companies.
We are all watching. Doubling down on fossil fuels while the flames of climate change rise isn't leadership, it's denial. Don't let history remember you as the Prime Minister who gambled with our planet's future for a mirage of short-term gains. Reject this bill, champion renewables, and chart a course towards a truly sustainable future, for the UK and the world. Time is running out, and the stakes have never been higher.





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  • Ann Nyambura

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    The message is clear: the time for bold climate leadership is now.

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    • Princess

      3 w

      It's time for Prime Minister Sunak to prioritize the long-term health of our planet and the prosperity of its inhabitants over short-term economic gains.

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      • winnie nguru

        6 w

        The UK has lately been in the news for all the wrong reasons when it comes to climate change..

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        • Esther Wanjiku

          7 w

          Again the UK being in the receiving end of failing to take a stance on fossil fuel matters

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          • Jane Wangui

            7 w

            It's about time people realized that our climate and planet is way more important than any amount of money.. The UK government is really failing us .

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            • Saustine Lusanzu

              7 w

              This is really stressful, this is not the type of leadership we all need! Rich sunak has been going against in many ways in fossil fuels. It's bitter to see climate change changing but leaders are not changing

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              • George Kariuki

                7 w

                This clearly shows the lack of leadership in clinging to fossil fuels while facing a climate crisis. Let us continue to advocate for a just transition to a sustainable future and hold power structures accountable for their choices.

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                • Elizabeth Gathigia

                  7 w

                  These are the kind of leaders that should be voted out, they are not only failing their people but also the whole world, we have no time to waste when it comes to matters of climate change

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                  • Chris Ndungu

                    7 w

                    It has now reach a time UK government to be serious when it comes to climate change matters. It's not commendable to see such a great state like UK failing terribly!

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                    • We Don't Have Time

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                      • Gorffly mokua

                        7 w

                        It is evident that with such leaders holding top position in governments, we might never have a sustainable future!!

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                        • Joseph Githinji

                          7 w

                          @gorffly_mokua time to call them out and vote them out.

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                        • Felix mokaya

                          7 w

                          This are the leaders which should be voted out .Leaders who are still investing on fossil fuel should not be supported .Prime minister Sunack decision to invest in North sea oil is something which should be discouraged as soon as possible to avoid future consequences

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                          • Gorffly mokua

                            7 w

                            @felix_mokaya This will only happen if UK will have many environmental conscious voters!!

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                          • walter lungayi

                            7 w

                            This is so heartbreaking. Prime Minister Sunak's decision to invest in North Sea oil is a risky gamble that could have long-term negative effects on our environment and future. It's crucial to prioritize sustainable and renewable energy sources for a more secure future.

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                            • Joseph Githinji

                              7 w

                              @walter_lungayi totally disappointed, UK Prime Minister must recall this decision.

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                            • Joseph Githinji

                              7 w

                              This is disappointing, gambling with oil drilling is playing with our planet future, this is a grave issue and UK's Prime Minister must be ashamed of this action and take an aboutturn.

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                              • johnte ndeto

                                7 w

                                Rishi has never been firm and decisive towards oil gambling

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                                • Gorffly mokua

                                  7 w

                                  @johnte_ndeto It is evident that Rishi doesn't care about climate change! And he represents the interests of his government.

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                                • zelda ninga

                                  7 w

                                  The UK government has failed terribly to do the right thing when it comes to climate change matters.

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                                  • Gorffly mokua

                                    7 w

                                    @zelda_ninga_442 Absolutely agree! More so during Sunak's tenure.

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