Banning something well into the future, by which time you'll probably be dead, might or might not be good politics, but meanwhile we still have to put up with whatever it is.
Futures Forum: UK to cut 'all avoidable plastic waste' by 2042
Futures Forum: The UK government "should bring in an environment act immediately"
The problem is actually how to achieve any of this beyond the bland proclamations:
Futures Forum: Climate change: and the Clean Growth Strategy
When it comes to energy policy, is the dash for gas really the best long-term strategy?
Futures Forum: Gas vs coal: overstating the case
Especially with the energy industry being so volatile:
Futures Forum: "Energy economics are changing rapidly and so the momentum is towards decentralised, smart and flexible energy systems."
The New Economics Foundation asks if the panic over 'Russian gas'...
May Seeks Alternatives for Russian Gas After Spy Scandal - Bloomberg
... is well-founded:
Russian gas is the least of our energy problems | New Economics Foundation
Of course, the Russians disagree:
Why Theresa May Unlikely to Find Alternative to Russian Natural Gas - Sputnik International