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Government policies will not get UK to net zero, warns damning report

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2022/jun/29/government-policy-failures-are-obstacle-to-uk-net-zero-target-advisers-warn The government is failing to enact the policies needed to reach the UK’s net zero targets, its statutory advisers have said, in a damning progress report to parliament. The Climate Change Committee (CCC) voiced fears that ministers may renege … Continue reading

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State of the UK Labour Party

Two articles about the UK Labour Party, Craig Murray discusses the pointless Keir Starmer: … Starmer’s role has been simply to emasculate the Labour Party, and to purge it of any elements that might seek to pose a threat to … Continue reading

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XR Extinction Rebellion: Something has to be done!

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Jeremy Corbyn unites with direct action group Just Stop Oil

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2022/jun/16/jeremy-corbyn-unites-with-direct-action-group-just-stop-oil Jeremy Corbyn, the former Labour leader, has teamed up with direct action campaigners to form a new “red/green” climate and social justice movement which aims to stage a “major wave of popular mass action” later this year. Corbyn’s Peace … Continue reading

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Earth’s Atmospheric CO2 Hasn’t Been This High In Millions of Years

Republished from Common Dreams under Creative Commons Licence (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0). “Either we drive the fossil fuel industry into extinction—or the human race.” KENNY STANCILMay 17, 2022 Climate scientists and concerned citizens are sounding the alarm as daily, weekly, and monthly … Continue reading

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Met Office: Climate change making heatwaves more intense

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/press-office/news/weather-and-climate/2022/southern-asian-heatwave-attribution-study-2022 A Met Office attribution study, produced this week, has estimated the chances of exceeding the record-breaking temperature witnessed in April and May in 2010 – which saw the highest combined average April and May temperature since 1900. The study shows … Continue reading

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Are we forced to have a revo?

The problem is 1. that we have been warned that the climate crisis must be addressed urgently, and 2. that governments and climate-killers e.g. big industry and the rich, are not addressing the climate crisis and there is no indication … Continue reading

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Governments and fossil fuel companies accelerate fecking the planet

The Guardian has a very disturbing article reporting it’s research that it’s full speed ahead for climate destroying governments and fossil fuel companies and that there is no regard for the climate destruction that they are causing. It’s also bad … Continue reading

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Climate limit of 1.5C close to being broken, scientists warn

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/may/09/climate-limit-of-1-5-c-close-to-being-broken-scientists-warn The year the world breaches for the first time the 1.5C global heating limit set by international governments is fast approaching, a new forecast shows. The probability of one of the next five years surpassing the limit is now … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 7 May 2022

60-hour oil terminal occupation comes to end after 30 activists arrested A SIXTY-HOUR occupation of an oil terminal near Glasgow finally came to an end on Thursday with over 30 arrests. Supporters of the Just Stop Oil group launched the … Continue reading

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Extreme heatwaves in India and Pakistan

Extreme heatwaves in India and Pakistan Continue reading

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Climate protests news 4 May 2022

Members of Extinction Rebellion and sister movement Money Rebellion disrupted the annual general meetings of Barclays Bank in Birmingham and Standard Chartered Bank in London demanding both banks stop financing fossil fuels. Speeches were interrupted at both AGMs, with some … Continue reading

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Just Stop Oil news 3 May 2022

Just Stop Oil protested at the Nustar Clydebank fuel depot near Glasgow, Scotland today. Just Stop Oil blockades terminal in Glasgow in first Scottish action Shortly before sunrise on Tuesday, about 40 supporters of the civil resistance campaign against fossil … Continue reading

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Politicians are very slow

Kwasi Kwarteng, UK Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy dishonestly misrepresents Just Stop Oil and Extinction Rebellion’s demands. “I will launch another licensing round later this year.” and ” … we will not bend to the will … Continue reading

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IPCC Scientist Warns India-Pakistan Record Temps ‘Testing Limits of Human Survivability’

Republished from the Common Dreams “Fossil fuels did this,” said one climate justice campaigner. “Unless we ditch fossil fuels immediately in favor of a just, renewable-energy based system, heatwaves like this one will continue to become more intense and more … Continue reading

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No market for proposed Cumbrian coalmine

Steel boss dismisses claim that sector needs new Cumbrian coalmine As final decision looms on controversial pit, industry expert says there is no domestic market for its fuel Claims that a new coalmine in Cumbria will help supply British-made steel and replace … Continue reading

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XR disrupt HSBC AGM

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Climate protest news 28 April 2022

Just Stop Oil protesters sabotage petrol pumps on M25 motorway … About 35 supporters of the Just Stop Oil campaign staged blockades at the Cobham services in Surrey and the Clacket Lane services in Kent, both on the M25, smashing the display … Continue reading

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Climate protest news 27 April 2022

Just Stop Oil protesters defy cops again as arrests made on second day of action Ten more arrests have been made after a protest outside a giant Midland oil terminal today. It was the second demonstration in two days at … Continue reading

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Australian Election 2022

A close look at election campaign promises shows major parties still back fossil fuels In Australia’s election campaign the silence on climate is deafening

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