Was it an editorial decision by the Today programme bosses, out of fear of coming across as patronising or even 'left wing', to deliberately go soft on Robinson? Or did Montague and her team just not do their homework? Here are ten questions that I've bashed out over the past hour, which the Today programme could have put to the leader of the EDL.
Spiralling resource costs, flooding, civil unrest, threats to biodiversity, rises in environmental refugees and even all-out war - the implications of our unsustainable lifestyles are grim to say the least. These are just some of the effects we are almost certain to experience over the next five to 20 years as the consequences of our environmental looting catch up with us.