Political will is a renewable resource, which is why we haven't got any

May 28, 2008 06:25 · 111 words · 1 minute read

Exhibit A:

Brown to meet oil industry chiefs

“Mr Brown and Mr Darling are meeting representatives of oil companies in north-east Scotland where they will ask industry leaders what help they would need from the government in order to increase production - such as investment in new infrastructure or oil exploration.”

Exhibit B:

Political will is a renewable resource

“Germany has 200 times more solar power installed than the UK – and this is not because Germany gets any more sun. The difference is down to a simple piece of legislation called a “feed-in tariff”, which a coalition of environment groups and other campaigners is pressing the British government to adopt.”