The UK government’s decision to allow a new coal mine in west Cumbria is criticised by campaigners, scientists and the UK’s own Committee on Climate Change, for increasing emissions and undermining the UK’s credibility in COP26 climate negotiations. Sign Greenpeace’s petition.
It is estimated that one kilogramme of nitrous oxide warms the atmosphere about 300 times the amount than one kilogramme of carbon dioxide does over a 100-year timescale, so anything that reduces nitrous oxide emissions is worth considering seriously. Scientists from...
The pledge will be a key discussion theme at a biodiversity summit later this year, but there is scepticism about whether countries will actually deliver on it, given the world’s failure to meet a single one of the 20 Aichi biodiversity targets agreed in Japan in 2010.
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Sign Oil Change International’s letter calling on the UK government to halt its policy that makes maximising economic oil and gas production a legal obligation.
Three sources of funding for tree planting.
Citizens’ Climate Assemblies in UK and France conclude their deliberations with recommendations to their respective governments.
The letter says “You must stop pretending that we can solve the climate-and-ecological crisis without treating it as a crisis.” Meanwhile, in UK, climate campaigners are challenging the Government’s green recovery plans, claiming they are inadequate and “clearly unlawful” in light of the UK’s obligations to reduce emissions.
Leading climate scientist Kevin Anderson says the UK is far off track to meeting its fair share of emissions under the landmark 2015 Paris agreement, and explains the scale of effort that is needed.
Technology and policy for lower carbon transport.