It’s hard not to adore the man : all that blond hair and buffoonery, concealing a fairly intelligent personality, although he does have an unfortunate taste in Deputy Mayors :-
His lack of a scandal radar aside, he seems to be treading a reasonable line on Climate Change. He couldn’t really avoid it. Tonnes of research papers would be dumped on his desk with instructions to read up if he didn’t take it seriously enough. Or he could be sent to Climate Change school, like other colleagues in the Conservative Party :-
Boris Johnson is a national treasure. He’s lots of fun in interviews, too, as this video shows :-
He’s doing a fair job, but he probably needs to know a little more about where the Climate Change Science is pointing. Urgency, Boris, is the key.