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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)
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-ins8 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 response5 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 ever5 min read
Fossil fuels were named as the problem at COP26. We’re no closer to eliminating them a year on.
COP27: Five things to expect from this year’s UN climate summit5 min read
Don’t expect much at this year’s COP27 than new pledges and promises. But if you hope for a Paris-style “Sharm El-Sheikh agreement”, you will be disappointed: countries are not doing what they have promised at previous COPs.
Just Stop Oil joined thousands demanding a general election and action on the cost of living crisis3 min read
Just Stop Oil joined the People’s Assembly coalition in a protest on Saturday to demand a general election and an immediate response to the climate and cost of living crisis.
Do radical protests turn the public away from a cause?6 min read
Research shows that when dramatic climate change protests happen people want to shoot the messenger, but they do hear the message.