Ignoring the radio host’s point completely, Ms Russell said: “If we’re going to cut our carbon we’re going to do it by making our world better.
“With more renewable energy and these new good jobs that are going to come out of making everyone’s life better.”
Ms Hartley-Brewer demanded the Green Party spokeswoman addressed her original point, as she blasted: “Could you address the point I actually made to you?”
The question was followed by a long embarrassing silence, only broken by Ms Russell eventually mumbling: “You are trying to make out that if we don’t build a third runway at Heathrow then we are going to end up importing lots of bad, dirty energy from somewhere else in the world.
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