Sept 10, 2010
Michael O’Leary, the controversial Ryanair boss, has denied the existence of man-made climate change.
The chief executive is known for ruffling feathers, previously suggesting he would like to charge passengers to use the lavatory on his flights and make overweight passengers pay extra.
His latest comments, in which he said the idea man-made pollution is heating up the planet is “horse ****”, have struck a sour note with environmental campaigners – something which is unlikely to unduly trouble O’Leary.
He said in an interview with The Independent: “We’ve had an ice age. We’ve also had a couple of very hot spells during the Middle Ages, so nobody can deny climate change.
This article was posted: Friday, September 10, 2010 at 4:02 am