Carole Malone in a scathing blow to Joanna Lumley’s ‘hypocritical’ calls for rationed food | Television and radio | Show biz & TV
Carole Malone criticized Joanna Lumley’s proposal as a “hypocritical” suggestion to ration luxury to save the planet, arguing that it is “absurd”. The heated feud arose after the Absolutely Fabulous actor proposed the creation of a rationing system under which people would have points to spend on vacations or lavish consumer goods, ultimately helping to fight the crisis. climate.
Speaking on the Jeremy Vine show on Five, Ms Malone said, âSo back to Joanna Lumley. What she’s saying is every little thing you do matters.
âActually, I think it’s nonsense. Because every little thing we do a little bit of recycling but that’s it.
âNone of this matters when China is making it very clear that it will not start reducing its carbon emissions until 2030.
âThey are not going to go zero carbon until 2060.
âAnd you have the same with Russia. They pump it up.
âSo you cut the meat half a day a week. It makes no sense. Boris said quite clearly the other day that recycling is nonsense.
Co-panelist Matthew Stadlen said: âDo you think that makes it more or less likely, Carole, that China and Russia will eventually join us.
“I was just going to say – how do we run the world like Boris Johnson claims and by the way our government should be doing more than it is?”
âHow can we run the world if we don’t continue to do our part?
âWe can’t lecture China and Russia like we should be if we say right, we can’t be bothered because they don’t.
âIt’s about taking small steps. That’s all we can do.
Ms Malone said: âWe lead the world. We produce 1% of global emissions.
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âWe lead the world by our actions, by what we do.
âChina produces 26% of global emissions, India almost as much.
“So you say anything. We are already leading the world.
Joanna lumley said that War-type rationing could help solve climate crisis, suggesting a point base rationing system.