Written by Shaun Ferguson

Friday, 29 June 2007

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Earth friendly lobbyists and worldwide measures to reduce the effects of greenhouse gases are leading to complete economic ruin.

So-called "green taxes" now being charged by government bodies on a global scale, together with moves by major companies to get on board the "green bandwagon" are having a markedly deleterious economic effect.

Consumers turning away from 4x4 vehicles have forced Ford Motor Company to cease production at their UK Land Rover factory, putting hundreds of employees out of work.

Meanwhile, Tesco's decision to source locally grown fruit has led to the entire population of 16 African villages starving to death, because fruit picking had been their only source of income.

The threat of global warming has led several countries to place a complete ban on importing goods, which has given rise to massive black markets and is expected to bankrupt the British and American economies within 3 years.

Champagne communist Ken Livingstone set the ball rolling with his introduction of a congestion charge in Central London, which forced hundreds of shops to the wall. Other local and national authorities soon seized on the chance to collect extra taxes, which has forced people to abandon cars and air travel. British Airways are now flying only one route and that is to maintain Euro MP's comfort to and from Brussels.

A spokesman for a supermarket chain has admitted that they only stopped selling foreign fruit to be seen as politically correct and his company were "devastated" at the effect it has had. "We are totally gob smacked and can't sleep at night", he said, "It beggars our belief that a simple marketing rouse could have killed off so many people".

The story above is a satire or parody. It is entirely fictitious.

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Topics: Green, Greenpeace

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