Europe's new climate change commissioner appears to engaging in one-upwomanship with scandal-stricken Iris Robinson.

One toyboy was all the northern Irish MP would consider.

But then Denmark's Connie Hedegaard went before euro-MPs late last week in a committee hearing about her appointment to the European Commission.

Asked about her eco-credentials, the incoming commissioner said her criteria for buying a new fuel-efficient car was one in which it was "possible you can have two teenage boys in the back." (No, really. See here and ffw to 1h37m)



These Danes, so disconcertingly frank.









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