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Regular readers of the Heard in Europe will remember the curious case of UKIP MEP Stuart Agnew. Agnew was the guy who stood up in Strasbourg a week ago and railed against decarbonising Europe for the somewhat dubious reason that crops need carbon dioxide to grow. Predictably, that sparked an incredulous reaction on Twitter, which… » read more

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A UK Independence Party MEP told the European Parliament in Strasbourg today (11 March) that decarbonising the EU would be “absolute madness” because crops need carbon dioxide to grow. Stuart Agnew’s question to Gianni Pittella, leader of the Socialist & Democrats group, sparked incredulity on social media. UKIP had circulated the video but, according to… » read more

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