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She claims the £trillion #netzero 2050 target is not enough - it should be more than 100% & sooner & therefore more expensive. & she wants us to stay in the EU, the rules of which prevent lower rates of VAT.

How does she think net zero will be paid for? Not too bright, is she.
Caroline Lucas says we should be on a 'war footing' - our response to climate change should be like WWII.

At the start of WWII, Purchase Tax (VAT) was increased to 33 1/3%. It was doubled in 1942, and then increased to 100% in 1943.

"War footing" means expense.
Greens just don't get basic economics. Lucas also demands more public transport, and that it should be cheaper. But public transport is very expensive - especially trains, which are already subsidised.
In the green Utopia, *everything* will be far more expensive, because everything requires the use of energy to construct and to use.

Energy will be made scarcer, which makes it more expensive.

Lucas thinks you can "invest" in making energy scarce and thereby make it cheaper.
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