Drax Re-power

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Drax Re-power

Received 24 July 2018
From Mary Robertson

Representation

This proposal seems incompatible with the Paris Climate Agreement to keep global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees. Opening new fossil gas fields is surely inconsistent with the Paris climate goals? We should be aiming to phase out fossil fuel emissions, not increase them.