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Radical action needed to hit UK’s zero-carbon target | Letters

Theresa May is deceiving us, either deliberately or through ignorance, with regard to the goal of reducing carbon emissions to zero by 2050 (May puts 2050 zero emission target into law, 12 June). This is impossible for any economy based…

Theresa May’s $1.1 Trillion ‘Net Zero Carbon’ Suicide Note

Stubborn, thick, petulant Theresa May has decided what her legacy is going to be: she’s going to poison the wells, salt the earth, and make damn sure that her name lives on through all eternity as the stroppy cow who…

Theresa May announces legal commitment to end UK’s global warming contributions by 2050 – The Independent

Theresa May today pledges to introduce a legally binding target forcing the UK to end its contribution to climate change by the middle of the century.  In one of her last acts in office before leaving No 10, the prime minister…

Saving The Planet? No, Killing British Jobs

Just when you thought Parliament could not get any more out of touch with the real world, we get this report from the Environmental Audit Committee. A summary headed ‘MPs call for end of taxpayer support for fossil fuel projects…

Philip Hammond accused of trying to kill off landmark action on global warming by claiming bill will top £1 trillion – The Independent

Philip Hammond has been accused of trying to block a landmark bid to wipe out UK contributions to global warming by 2050, by claiming the bill will be more than £1 trillion. Campaigners and opposition politicians protested that the chancellor’s…

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Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science

Boris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other Conservative leadership hopefuls said they accepted the reality of the climate emergency. A dividing line between the candidates opened up on…

Everest glaciers ‘retreating dramatically’ as pollution found buried deep in snow, scientist says – The Independent

Glaciers in the Everest region are melting at an alarming rate because of increasing pollution and global warming, a scientist has claimed. Professor John All, of Western Washington University, said his team discovered that samples of snow taken from the…

Politics

Rebecca Solnit: ‘Every protest shifts the world’s balance’

Scale it up and it’s revolution; scale it down and it’s individual non-cooperation that may be seen as nothing more than obstinacy or malingering or not seen at all. What we call protest identifies one aspect of popular power and…

Shami Chakrabarti warns police over Extinction Rebellion prosecutions

Shami Chakrabarti, the shadow attorney general, has accused police of stepping out of line by announcing plans to push for the prosecution of more than 1,100 Extinction Rebellion protesters. Deputy assistant commissioner Laurence Taylor said on Friday that the Metropolitan…