The Isle of Man is “not complacent” about climate change but has to balance any measures against “financial limitations”, a minister has said. The Manx government faced criticism on Monday for licensing part of its seabed for gas exploration, days after a UN report warned of “climate catastrophe”. Manx environment minister Geoffrey Boot said the island’s “present trajectory” made it difficult to meet UN goals. Isle of Man Friends of the Earth said there was “a moral obligation” to act.
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