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Climate Change

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"Climate change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. These shifts may be natural, but since the 1800s, human activities have been the main driver of climate change, primarily due to the burning of fossil fuels (like coal, oil and gas), which produces heat-trapping gases." (United Nations)

Labour accepted £12,000 from major polluter Drax

5 min read
Labour has accepted £12,000 from the UK’s largest carbon emitter, major polluter Drax. Why?

Exxon scientists accurately forecast climate change back in the 1970s – What if we had listened to them and acted then?

5 min read
A climate expert imagines how different things could have been if we took global warming seriously decades earlier.

Tory-linked think tank appoints ‘brazen’ climate denier as director

4 min read
Tory-linked think tank appoints the author of books which claim that environmentalism is part of a “totalitarian” plan to control the public and human-made climate change is a “myth”.

Rainforest offset credits likely to be “phantom credits”

2 min read
More than 90% of the world’s leading carbon offsets provider’s rainforest offset credits are likely to be “phantom credits” and do not represent genuine carbon reductions.

Why COP27 should be the last of these pointless corporate love-ins

8 min read
Given how little the COP conferences have achieved since they began in 1995 – not to mention their gigantic carbon footprints – it is time to end this spectacle of private jets flying in dignitaries and delegates to discuss the climate emergency.

How measuring attitudes to climate change could speed up the global response

5 min read
Focusing our attention on attitudes towards climate change could help us take a valuable step back from potentially deadlocked ideological debates.

COP27: A year on from the Glasgow climate pact, the world is burning more fossil fuels than ever

5 min read
Fossil fuels were named as the problem at COP26. We’re no closer to eliminating them a year on.
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