I can’t see the Kyoto protocol making any headway - there are enough blocks in place, especially from the US and China, that it is wholly unlikely that it will go on. We need to be pragmatic.
Sir David King, speaking in the Guardian
This is a good thing. Why? Because it was a form of rewarding the wealthy (property owners) combined with a remarkably inefficient way of reducing carbon emissions. PV cells are pretty much useless in the UK - especially when one considers the time of peak electricity demand is between 5-7pm of a Winter evening. Not much sun around then, is there?