The UK’s fledgling fracking industry was dealt another significant nail in its coffin today when the High Court ruled that the current guidance from the Government on shale gas is “unlawful”.
The Canadian tar sands industry has suffered another significant setback trying to get is carbon intensive product to market in the US.
President Trump has nominated David Malpass to be World Bank President If approved, Malpass would be a disaster for the World Bank – and the world. He’s not fit for this role and would drag the World Bank back to climate denial and inaction.
One of the world’s most secretive billionaires is still pouring millions into climate denial, despite scientists concluding we have reached the “gold standard” linking human activity to climate change.
So do we continue our climate denial and slowly boil like frogs or do we act now in the radical way that is needed to avoid a climate emergency?
Today Oil Change International gave evidence to the UK parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee, to contribute to its inquiry into the use of UK Export Finance (UKEF) to support fossil fuel exports and investments.
Tomorrow Greg Muttitt, the Research Director at Oil Change International will give evidence to the UK’s parliamentary Environmental Audit Committee, which is investigating the scale and impact of UK Export Finance’s financing of fossil fuels in developing countries.
I would say we should make Greta Thunberg the national security advisor on climate and send Donald Trump and William Happer back to school to learn some basic science.
“The climate system is an angry beast, and we are poking it with sticks,” so wrote Wallace “Wally” Broecker, a leading climate scientist, who is widely credited with coining the phrase “global warming”, and who died this week.
Zero Hour, a youth-led climate justice organization, has launched a nationwide drive to get thousands of young people to add their names to the Juliana Plaintiffs.