A resume of Joe Biden’s first week … lots of reasons for optimism from ‘UnEarthed’ ‘There’s a new sheriff in town The United States, as noted by Texas Senator Ted Cruz, is rejoining the Paris Agreement. The controversial Keystone pipeline has been nixed. President Obama’s vehicle emissions standards have been reinstated. Several protected national monuments […]

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Guardian ‘The climate crisis continued unabated in 2020, with the the joint highest global temperatures on record, alarming heat and record wildfires in the Arctic, and a record 29 tropical storms in the Atlantic. Despite a 7% fall in fossil fuel burning due to coronavirus lockdowns, heat-trapping carbon dioxide continued to build up in the atmosphere, also setting a […]

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Energy white paper: Powering our net zero future – to access this click here Energy white paper setting out how the UK will clean up its energy system and reach net zero emissions by 2050. The energy white paper builds on the Prime Minister’s Ten point plan for a green industrial revolution. The white paper addresses the […]

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Defra  ‘On Saturday (12 December), the UK became one of the first countries in the world to fulfil a key commitment of the Paris Agreement, publishing our Adaptation Communication, setting out how we are enhancing our resilience to the changing climate. Published as the Prime Minister brought leaders together at the virtual Climate Ambition Summit, the […]

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