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Prince Charles blasts climate-change skeptics

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 23:32

Brussels: Prince Charles is lashing out at climate-change skeptics, saying they are playing "a reckless game of roulette" with the future of the planet.
The British prince says climate skeptics are having a "corrosive effect" on public opinion by insinuating that environmental scientists around the world are secretly conspiring to destroy capitalism.

Speaking before the European Parliament today, Charles asked: "How are these people going to face their grandchildren and admit to them that they failed their future?"

Charles, along with top European Union officials, was addressing a conference devoted to getting more European businesses engaged in promoting low-carbon economy.


First Published: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 23:32
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