Climate change denier Matt Ridley is a failed banker, not a climate scientist
(not satire – it’s the UK today!)
Rupert Murdoch’s favourite climate change denier, Times columnist Matt Ridley, is not a climate scientist.
He’s a failed banker,
Before he reinvented himself as a supposed expert on climate change, the old Etonian, Tory peer was the hereditary* head of Northern Rock bank.
As its chairman – Ridley tapped the UK taxpayer for an unbelievable £27 billion in bailout money.
But despite Ridley getting £27 billion, his bank still failed and had to be nationalised anyway.
You’d think the anti-climate change establishment would have found someone a bit more convincing to persuade us against global warming.
Perhaps they thought we’d forgotten all about his past-life as a failed banker?
Unfortunately, this failed banker’s managing to influence government policy too:
* Hereditary because when it comes to picking leaders, it seems UK…
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