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Glasgow COP 26

Copied fron the Green Alliance. One year to COP26: what is the plan? Posted on 8 November, 2019 by Dustin Benton In Paris in 2015, the world pledged to keep global temperatures to well below 2 degrees, or to 1.5c if possible. But when

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Choice, Climate Change, COP 26, Glasgow, Politics, Sharing, UNCC, United Nations

Burning Issue

Three months ago, Chris Grayling the Transport Secretary published his much-heralded Road to Zero strategy for transport in the UK after pledging to ban fossil fuelled cars by 2040. It wasn’t much but it gave perhaps just a glimmer of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Environment, News, Parliament, Politics, Rage, Tories, UK, Westminster

COP 23 early thoughts.

On the Marrakech initiatives. The initiatives are being implemented in nearly all countries of the world indicating that climate action is fast becoming global affair. Initiatives that responded to the survey also indicate that Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 23, News, Sharing, USA

Shrinking Glaciers

Here’s some very scary stuff from Carbon Brief and the Independent US Glacier National Park down to its last 26 glaciers after losing 124 in a century Glacier National Park in Montana is losing the ice that gave its name, a

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, COP 21, Ecology, Environment, News, Science, USA

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction – Redress Information & Analysis

Graham Peebles explains the likely alarming outcome for life on earth even if the targets of the Paris climate change conference, which aimed to limit the increase in global average temperature to … Source: Climate change: The potential impacts of

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Energy, Environment, News, Renewable Energy, Research, Science

Hinkley Point C

Now that the government has called for a review of the contract for the Hinkley point C nuclear power station many are wondering if this is a very expensive white elephant. Whether or not you agree with the proposal for

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Posted in Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Comment, Energy, News, Nuclear power, Politics, Renewable Energy, Sharing

Disappearing World

Here’s a scary article from the New York Times There used to be a lake in Bolivia. Lake Poopó. Then it disappeared — along with most of the villagers who depended on the lake, for generations. The Andes bureau chief,

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