Without power, life is poor, nasty, brutish and, above all, short. Life expectancy in regions without electricity – sub-Saharan Africa, for instance – is little better than 60 years. In the European countries, it is more like 80 years.
Yet since 2010 the World Bank, one of the plethora of unelected supranational institutions to which democratic nations are unwisely transferring great power and wealth, has refused to lend to developing countries for coal-fired electricity generation – because global warming.
Quote from Christopher Monckton of Brenchley, in an essay entitled ‘The moral case for honest and competent climate science’, which outlines how global warming activists are imposing poverty on 1.3 Billion members of humankind.