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From Jamie Osborn
The open-cast coal mine at Druridge Bay was rejected planning permission earlier this year on grounds of climate change. That should equally apply to any future developments.
We should instead invest in genuinely renewable wind, wave and solar energy which can help us to meet our climate targets.