Leading climate scientists have revealed that there is a “very strong likelihood” that one of the next five years will be the warmest on record and that the chance of at least one of the next five year’s exceeding 1.5°C is rapidly increasing.
With the war in Ukraine dragging on into its second month, there is a relentless depressing news cycle. But as war dominates, other issues slip from the news agenda.
Next summer’s Olympic Games are at risk due to heatwaves and there’s one story Japan likely doesn’t want out there: the fact that it’s currently one of the world’s biggest supporters of coal.
The head of Strategy for BP, Dominic Emery, has admitted that some of the company’s oil and gas “won’t see the light of day.”